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George CRICK

Regimental number5046
Place of birthThame, Oxfordshire, England
SchoolThame, Oxfordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia51
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address45 Wilson Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMrs E Crick, 79 Anderson Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Artillery England and North West Mounted Police Canada.
Enlistment date31 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Army Service Corps
FateDied of disease 24 September 1915
Place of death or woundingHeliopolis, Egypt
Age at death54
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave III), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary CRICK.
Family/military connectionsHis only son was a reservist in the 1st Grenadier Guards. He was wounded three times, and was awarded the Military Medal.
Other details

WSE

Died of sickness, Heliopolis, Egypt, 24 September 1915 (morbis cordis); buried, 28 September 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsHe put his age down for enlistment, and did not acknowledge his previous military experience.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRICK George

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