Francis Owen RICKMAN

Regimental number507
Place of birthCowes Isle Of Wight
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address37 Nethesford Road, Clapham, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Sarah Rickman, 37 Nethesford Road, Clapham, England
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Cyclists Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', No 31448, 11 July 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', No 124, 30 October 1919.

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: Refers 20 May 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)