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Claude Walker HICKINBOTHAM

Regimental number2517
Place of birthGeelong Vic
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAnalytical chemist and civil engineer
AddressWhittington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, David Hickinbotham, Whittington PO, Whittington, Victoria
Previous military service69th Infantry
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Annie HICKINBOTHAM, whittington, Geelong, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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