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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.

Religion Methodist

Occupation Farmer

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

Military History

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


DICKER, Charles

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