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James Cresswell HICKFORD

Regimental number1313
Place of birthBundalong Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYarrawonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, David H Hickford, Hovell Street, Yarrawonga, Victoria
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 17), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Mary HICKFORD, Yarrawonga Post Office, Victoria. Commemorated in Yarrawonga Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Mary Emma (d. 15 October 1918; aged 57; bu. Yarrawonga) and David Henry (d. 30 April 1942, aged 83.11; bu. Yarrawonga) HICKFORD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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