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Thomas Even WICKINS

Regimental number5203
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBattery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight149.5 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Wickins, address unknown
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Even spelt Oven
Discharge date2 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 22 August 1919; disembarked Hobart, 8 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 2 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1939
Age at death52
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, WICKINS Thomas Even

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