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James THICKETT

Regimental number4614
Date of birth--/05/1895
Place of birthDurham, England
Age on arrival in Australia12
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressHelensburg, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Thicket, Helensburg, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2490 Pte Austin THICKETT, 45th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 23 October 1917; evacuated to England.

Married Lottie May DYKE, 10 June 1918, at Barnsley, England, while on convalescent leave; returned to France, 19 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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