Ordinary Signalman 2nd Class Oscar Harold Nixon

Service number 2250
Birth Date 19 December 1897
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Warialda
Death Date 25 March 1915
Death Place United Kingdom: Scotland, Fife, Rosyth
Final Rank Ordinary Signalman 2nd Class
Service Royal Australian Navy
Unit HMAS Australia
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Ordinary Signalman Oscar Harold Nixon (2250, HMAS Australia) was born on 19 December 1897 in Warialda, NSW. HMAS Australia was flagship of the 2nd Battle Cruiser Squadron patrolling the North Sea when Oscar died on 25 March 1915. He was aged 17 years 8 months. Oscar is buried in the Dalmeny and Queensferry Cemetery, Scotland.


  • Roll of Honour:

    HMAS Australia
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Ordinary Signalman 2nd Class


Date of birth 19 December 1897
Date of death 25 March 1915

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