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John David Thickins

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    John David AWMM
  • Surname
    Thickins AWMM
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    WWI 1743 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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    TimaruCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
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  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Thickins, 74 Bay Street, Brighton, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 October 1914 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

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    Army AWMM
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    WWI 1743 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 6 October 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 31 AWMM
    Shoeing smith/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Death

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  • Birth: August 1883 Timaru NZ son of Richard Thickins and Kate Thickins nee Beardmore.
    Death: 9 March 1941 burial Springvale Cemetery
    Enlisted: 6 October 1914 Melbourne
    Embarked Melbourne 22 December 1914 Rank Gunner 12th Field Artillery Brigade
    November 1917 Gassed in Belgium
    Returned to Melbourne 20 October 1918
    Discharged 6 February 1919
    Also served under the name David Smith
    Family history shows he also served in the Boer War with his brother William Herbert Thickins
    Public - Susanne - Other relative - 19 September 2018
  • Birth: August 1883 Timaru NZ son of Richard Thickins and Kate Thickins nee Beardmore.
    Death: 9 March 1941 burial Springvale Cemetery
    Enlisted: 6 October 1914 Melbourne
    Embarked Melbourne 22 December 1914 Rank Gunner 12th Field Artillery Brigade
    November 1917 Gassed in Belgium
    Returned to Melbourne 20 October 1918
    Discharged 6 February 1919
    Also served under the name David Smith
    Family history shows he also served in the Boer War with his brother William Herbert Thickins
    Public - Susanne - Other relative - 19 September 2018

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    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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19 September 2018Susanne Melbourne AustraliaOther relative
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