Name Charles Dicker
Number Private 3500
Battalion 60th Battalion
Place of Birth Darlamurla
Next of kin His father, Francis Dicker of McKinnons Post Office Mardan, his mother is Catherine Dicker. James Darling was his half brother.
Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 7/8/1915
Physical details on enlistment Age 22 years 7 months 5’5” 9 stone 7 pounds, blue eyes and dark brown hair.
Date and place of death
He died of wounds received at the battle of Fromelles on 21/7/1916
Location of grave or memorial He was buried in Rue De Bois Military Cemetery Fleurbaix Bethune Nord Pas de Calais near Armentieres
Relationship to Woorayl Shire
He and his family farmed in the Mardan area
- He spent 4 years in the Mardan Rifle Club
- 7/8/1915 He enlisted in Melbourne
- He was in the 8th reinforcement 21st Battalion
- He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Demosthenes
- 16/2/16 He went to the 60th Battalion, which was, formed at Tel el Kabir Egypt
- 15/3/16 He had mumps
- 18/6/16 He embarked Alexandria on Kinfauns Castle
- 27/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
- 19/7/16 He was killed in action at Fromelles
- 21/7/16 He was buried at Rue du Bois Military Cemetery Fluerbaix
near Armentieres by Rev F F Williams
- His plaque and medals were received by his father.
- His father received the victory medal on 29/3/23 and the British medal on 16/4/24
- He was the half brother of James Darling who was also killed in action.
- Catherine Dicker received a mother’s medal with two stars