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Cecil William HINCKS

Regimental number1486
Place of birthAdmanstown, Newcastle, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
AddressRegent Street, New Lambton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Richard Hincks, Regent Street, New Lambton, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row F, Grave no. I), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Ann HINCKS; husband of Theresa HINCKS, 77 Winship Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother in law and three cousins all killed
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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