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Private 3500

60th Battalion


His father, Francis Dicker of McKinnons Post Office Mardan, his mother is Catherine Dicker.

Melbourne, Victoria 7/8/1915

Age 22 years 7 months 5'5", 9 stone 7 pounds, blue eyes and dark brown hair.



He died of wounds received at the battle of Fromelles on 21/7/1916

He was buried in Rue De Bois Military Cemetery Fleurbaix Bethune Nord Pas de Calais near Armentieres

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



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DICKER, Charles

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