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Rupert George WICKENS

Regimental number91
Other NamesWICKINS
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWellington Street, Hobart , Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Vernon Wickens, Wellington Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 06-10 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: Vernon Evans (d. 14 March 1915, aged 55; bu. Cornelian Bay Cemetery) and Mary WICKINS (d. 11 April 1943; bu. Cornelian Bay Cemetery)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2086 Pte Vernon John WICKENS, 15th Bn, killed in action, 6 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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