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Francis Henry QUICK

Regimental number3104
Place of birthRedfern, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort St Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Roslyn', Albert Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 5.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, W T Quick, 'Roslyn,' Albert Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3104A
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 20), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.and C. QUICK, 238 Leahurst Road, Lewisham, London, England. Native of Redfern, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 4th Bn and reverts to the rank of Private, Tel el Kebir, 21 January 1916.

Transferred to 56th Bn, 16 February 1916; taken on strength of 56th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Promoted Temporary Corporal, Ferry Post, 18 April 1916; Sergeant and Acting Company Quartermaster Sergeant, Ferry Post, 28 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried at Rifle Villa Cemetery by Reverend James Greene, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, QUICK Francis Henry

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