George Trenwith HICKS

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HICKS, George Trenwith

Service Number: WX7841
Enlisted: 13 August 1940
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: COLLIE, WA, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, Papua, 5 December 1942, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lieutenant, SN WX7841
13 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN WX7841, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
13 Aug 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN WX7841, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN WX7841, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion

WW2

The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at War" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer to page 125. George was born at Collie 15th Jan 1916, and prior to the war he was a tailor's cutter at Collie WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn with the rank of Lieutenant. Unfortunately, he was Killed In Action 5th Dec 1942. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget.

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