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Frank HICKORY

Regimental number946
Place of birthMeadows. South Australia
True NameVICKERY, Frank
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMeadows South, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinSister, Amy Hickory, Meadows South, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Discharge date23 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Seang Boon', 17 July 1916; disembarked Adelaide, 18 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit: epilepsy), Adelaide, 23 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin true name: Amy VICKERY.

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