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Michael John FERRICKS

Regimental number2552
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine smith
AddressZante Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Zerricks, Zante Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 395 Lance Corporal Austin Francis FERRICKs, 1st Machine Gun Bn, died of disease, 2 March 1919; 2169 Pte Thomas David FERRICKS, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 September 1964
Place of burialNudgee Cemetery

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