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John David THICKINS

Regimental number1743
Place of birthTimaru, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShoeing-smith
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Thickins, 74 Bay Street, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name301st (Mechanical Transport), 8th Company, Army Service Corps (17th Divisional Ammunition Park)
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/98/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

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

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