Dickson, Robert Burns

Personal Details

SurnameDickson
First nameRobert
Middle nameBurns
Date of birth05/12/1916
Place of birthMuttaburra, Qld
Date of death03/07/1945
Place of deathBorneo (Balikpapan)
Cause of death

Killed in Action

Details

Son of Claudius Augustus Dickson & Ethel Emma Georgina Gibson [Weir] m.17/10/1909

Husband of Frances Joyce Dickson, “Inverness” Muttaburra

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date1922
PositionStudent

War Records

Conflict

ServiceAustralian Army
Service numberQX12457
Date of enlistment28/07/1940
Locality of enlistmentMuttaburra, Qld
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Qld
Next of kinClaude Dickson (father)
Date of death03/07/1945
Place of deathBorneo (Balikpapan)
Cause of deathKilled in Action
Memorial panel

59 Commemorative Area,
Australian War Museum

Buried Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia - Grave 8.B.3.

Posting at discharge2/31 Australian Infantry Battalion
RankCorporal
Roll of honourMuttaburra
Source

AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Notes

Previous occupation – Station hand, Muttaburra