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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Hickson, William

Research by Brian Membrey

Private, Musketry School, Port Melbourne, died from illness 24 March, 1916, Port Melbourne.

Unassigned  (Wife : Blanche Louise HICKSON, later COX) born Carlton.  Enlisted Coburg, but discharged as medically unfit with shortness of breath while in camp. He died of heart failure in the Base Hospital while attached on Home Service to the Musketry School in Port Melbourne; this appears to be the only reason AWM has him attached to Port Melbourne.  Interred Coburg General Cemetery)

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