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Sydney Francis HICKSON

Regimental number2412
Place of birthGainsborough Vic
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRokeby PO, Rokeby, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Hickson, Rokeby, Victoria
Enlistment date2 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death5 December 1969

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