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Frederick HICKS

Regimental number1749
Place of birthBendigo Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address67 Thistlethwaite Street South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, A Hicks, 67 Thistlethwaite Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', third Supplement, No.29522 (27 March 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 79 (6 July 1916).

FateKilled in Action 18 August 1915
Date of death18 August 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot B, Row 14), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Mary HICKS. Native of Heathcote, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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