Alfred Henry HICKS


HICKS, Alfred Henry

Service Number: 4142
Enlisted: 10 September 1915, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Grafton, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Drake, Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 April 1918
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot V1, Row H. Grave 24. Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the loved son of Mr. & Mrs. Hicks Tenterfield N.S.W., Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Tenterfield & District Fallen Soldiers Roll of Honor Infantry
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4142, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
28 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4142, 25th Infantry Battalion
28 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4142, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Brisbane
26 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4142, 25th Infantry Battalion, Wound to the leg. Embarked for England on 3 September 1916 aboard HS Maheno
23 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 69th Infantry Battalion (WW1), From 25th Battalion
27 Aug 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 25th Infantry Battalion, From 69th Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard Ivy Hicks and Eliza Jane Hicks of Pelham Street, Tenterfield, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal