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Lancelot IKIN

Regimental number6433
Place of birthNowra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressForest Lodge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Iken, 165 Wigram Road, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row C, Grave No. 7), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Nowra Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Pauline Caroline (d. 5 June 1919, aged 66; bu. Nowra Cemetery) and Alexander Charles IKIN (d. 24 January 1928, aged 74; bu. Nowra Cemetery)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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