The AIF Project

Balcombe QUICK

Date of birth12 May 1883
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurgeon
AddressMelbourne Mansions, Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinW H Quick, 352 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service16th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: MED Fld Amb 2
Promotion date: 20 August 1914

Major


Unit: MED Fld Amb 2
Promotion date: 1 January 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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