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William Herbert HICKS

Regimental number1770
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressHarold Street, Blacktown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinLaura Hicks, Mount Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No. 14A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Laura HICKS, 20 Mount Street, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Melbourne. Regimental number from Cemetery Details 1596

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