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Cecil DYKES

Regimental number2021
Place of birthCoopernoock New South Wales
SchoolKendall Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKendall, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Dykes, Kendall, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1915
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 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 45), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah DYKES, Kendall, New South Wales. Native of Jones' Island, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2022 Pte Ernest George DYKES, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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