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Alick Walter HICKS

ReligionBaptist
OccupationHeadmaster
Addressc/o Miss King, 114 Boulevard, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Hicks, 114 Boulevard, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name4th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollGeneral List
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He assumed command of his company, and led it forward in the most gallant manner. He sent back valuable information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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