Robert HICKS

HICKS, Robert

Service Number: 2040
Enlisted: 5 October 1915, Enlisted at Cootamundra, NSW
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Merino, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Woomargama, Greater Hume Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
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World War 1 Service

5 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2040, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Cootamundra, NSW
16 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2040, 7th Light Horse Regiment
16 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2040, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Malakuta, Sydney
26 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 15th Field Artillery Brigade
31 Aug 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 1st Field Artillery Brigade
26 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 2040, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Hicks and Ann Jane Hicks nee Boyd of Woomargama, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 20 April 1919 aboard HT Boonah disembarking on 11 June 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal