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Army Number: NX47266Image not available
Surname: WICKS
First Names: Verdun James
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Leila WICKS
Date of Birth: 17/2/1917
Place of Birth: Merriwa, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 27/8/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Merriwa, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: HQ
Platoon: Tpt.
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 27/1/1942
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 134
Memorial: Merriwa, NSW
Information: Attached to "A" Company; admitted to 10 AGH, Malacca on 24/11/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 8/12/1941; discharged to Reinforcements, GBD, Malaya on 8/1/1942; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 16/1/1942; killed in action KiA Sempang Rengam on 27/1/1942
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