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Howard SHILCOCK

Regimental number14628
Date of birth4 February 1891
Place of birthSouthampton, England
SchoolSt Mary's Extra, Southampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Shilcock, Clare Road, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentMotor Transpport Driver
Unit nameAMC Motor Drivers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps Motor Transport
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6094/769 Air Mechanic (Second Class) William Charles SHILCOCK, 4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, died of disease, 18 January 1919; 16316 Pte Fred Thomas SHILCOCK, 4th Australian Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 28 August 1919; 2981 Corporal Percy George SHILCOCK DCM, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 10 June 1919.
Date of death9 July 1978
Place of burialGolden Grove Cemetery, South Australia

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