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William Reginald WICKING

Regimental number7599
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPrinter
Address'Brookfield', Wylie Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr. W. Wicking, 'Brookfield', Wylie Street, Waverley,. New South Wales
Enlistment date1 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 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
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7602 Pte Francis Thomas WICKING, 1st Bn, died of wounds, 18 April 1918; 169 Pte Frederick William WICKING, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 July 1973
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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