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William HICK

Regimental number1833
Place of birthMalton, Yorkshire, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPrinter
AddressLoongana, 20 Northumberland Avenue, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.8
Height5' 5.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinBrother, John T Hick, 6 Chesney Terrace, Hunslet, Leeds, England
Previous military serviceNil (twice rejected for AIF enlistment on account of bad teeth and eyesight)
Enlistment date12 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date31 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamare', 21 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, head), 31 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 August 1953
Age at death67
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall B Niche 19), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HICK William

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