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Frederick TICKNER

Regimental number2171
Place of birthEpsom, Surrey, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o R Lawton, Contra Road, Waratah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height6' 1.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, Janes Tickner, Garth Cottage, North Cheam, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 September 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary TICKNER, Garth Road, North Cheam, Surrey, England. Native of Morden, Surrey
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.

Proceeded to join 30th Bn from 8th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 1 April 1916; taken on strength, 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Found guilty, 7 July 1916, of being absent without leave from 1400 hours until 1600 hours, 6 July 1916: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TICKNER Frederick

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