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James John TRICKETT

Date of birth9 May 1882
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolRockhampton Central Boys School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMercantile manager
Address'Chertsey', Mountford Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Georgina May Trickett, 'Chertsey,' Mountford Road, New Farm, Brisbane
Previous military serviceServed in South African (Boer) War.
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
Promotions

HON CAPT


Unit: AIF Canteens AIF HQ Egypt
Promotion date: 1 January 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateDied of disease 12 February 1917
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialHailly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 12), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Maria TRICKETT; husband of G.M. TRICKETT, 'Chertsey', Mountford Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Order of the British Empire, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA B2455 8394331

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