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Regimental number1659
Place of birthJanefield Vic
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W Hickson, Wilson Street, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date8 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of disease; secondary fate: DOW 30 August 1915
Date of death30 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot A, Row XII, Grave No. 2), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Caroline HICKSON, John Street, Horsham, Victoria

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