Warwick Herbert HICKSON


HICKSON, Warwick Herbert

Service Number: 6112
Enlisted: 19 June 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Botany, New South Wales
Schooling: Cleveland Street Public School,Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Organ builder
Died: Killed in Action, France, 9 July 1918
Cemetery: Crucifix Corner Cemetery
No known grave - Special memorial-" Buried Elsewhere in this Cemetery. INSCRIPTION THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

19 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6112, Sydney, New South Wales
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6112, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6112, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Sydney
9 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6112, 20th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry and Jessie May Hickson of 'Te Aroha', 56 Daphne Street, Botany, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Prior to enlisted he served and apprenticeship with Richardson & Co., of Stanmore, NSW

Also served in the senior cadets and the Militia