Esmond Richard John CARRICK


CARRICK, Esmond Richard John

Service Number: 72
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Euroa, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 25
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 72, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
11 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 6th Infantry Battalion, Promoted prior to embarkation
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 72, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 72, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 72, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard James and Mary Jane Wannell Carrick of 5 Merri Street, Northcote, Victoria

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

Had previously served in the 8th Light Horse