John Allen HICKS

Regimental number12/761
True NameHICKS, John Allan
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Hicks, Cambridge, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankGunner
Final unitNew Zealand Field Artillery
FateKilled in Action 24 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVertigneul Churchyard (Grave No 9), Romeries, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late Francis and Mary Hicks, Cambridge
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body