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John DICKMAN

Regimental number5362
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address50 William Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Dickman, 50 William Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

FateDied of wounds 14 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Elizabeth DICKMAN, 50 William Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3736 Pte Arthur DICKMAN, 4th Bn, killed in action, 27 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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