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William Henry CRICK

Regimental number357
Place of birthSt Annes, Cheshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Address351 Cleveland Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Harry Crick, 351 Cleveland Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date28 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 24 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 28 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death25 September 1937 Randwick Military Hospital, New South Wales
Age at death44
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRICK William Henry

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