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Francis Thomas WICKING

Regimental number7602
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastrycook
Address'Brookfield', Wylie Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr W Wicking. 'Brookfield', Wylie Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1918
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave 207), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary E WICKING.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 169 Pte Frederick William WICKING, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 November 1918; 7599 Pte William Reginald WICKING, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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