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Frederick Harold EASTICK

Regimental number3287
Date of birth6 May 1889
Place of birthNhill, Victoria
AddressHardings, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Eastick, Hardings near Nhill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1917
Place of enlistmentNhill, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date2 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2624 Pte Herbert Vivian EASTICK, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; Brother-in-law: 3055 Pte Richard Stanley DICKINSON, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Embarked sydney, 2 February 1918; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1918.

Embarked Alexandria, 20 March 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 20 April 1918, and taken on strength, 9th Training Bn, Fovant.

Transferred to 46th Bn Details, Codford, 5 June 1918.

Admitted to No 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Codford, 13 June 1918 (pneumonia); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 22 August 1918 (pneumonia); discharged to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 27 August 1918.

Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 4 October 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 31 October 1918; taken on strength, 46th Bn, in the field, 4 November 1918.

Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 January 1919 (accident: abdomen), and transferred to 55th Casualty Clearing Station; to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 January 1919; to 6th General Hospital, 7 January 1919 (colic); to England, 28 January 1919, and admitted to Fulham Military Hospital, 29 January 1919; to 1st Australian General Hospital, Sutton Veny, 13 February 1919; discharged on furlough, 19 February 1919, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 5 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 2 June 1919.

Date of death31 May 1964
Age at death75
Place of burialNhill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, EASTICK Frederick Harold

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