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Military Register - World War 2

The Military Register lists those who have served in military units during war and survived as well as those who served in times of peace. This section is also for listing  Australians who left our shores and enlisted in the military forces of another country.


Alick McDonald DICK (Submitted by Julie TILLOTT 25 April 2001)

Conflict: World War 2
Unit: 
72nd Battalion (later renamed 2/23 Battalion)
Number:
NX10134
Rank:   
Date of enlistment:  
Served overseas: 
Middle East
Date of return to Australia: 
29 January 1944 
Date of death:  
26 April 1961
Place of death:  
Buried:  
Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria AUSTRALIA
Born:  
20 December 1905 - London, England
Parents: 
George DICK and Lillian (nee HARDING)
Religion:  
Normal Occupation: 
Mechanic
Date of enlistment Age at enlistment: 
15 March 1940 aged 35 years
Place of residence at time of enlistment:   
Memorial:   
Biographical Notes :
Born London, England, and emigrated to Australia with his father, George DICK, and wife Lillian (nee HARDING). Lived on a small farm at Leura in the Blue Mountains, near Sydney, Australia. One child, a son, born there in 1930. Enlisted 1940, returned to Sydney 1944. Second marriage in 1950 (wife's name unknown) at Annandale, Sydney. Third marriage in 1959 (wife's name unknown) at Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria. Last know address, at time of death, was 4 Merton Place Albert Park, Melbourne. Unfortunately, nothing is known of his military service.


Margaret GRADY (Submitted by Jan Moody 6 January 1999)

Conflict: World War 2
Unit: 
King's Regiment
Number: 
Rank:  
Corporal (Nurse)
Date of enlistment:  
Served overseas:  
Date of return to Australia:  
Date of death:   
Place of death:  
Buried:   
Born:   
England
Parents: 
Thomas Grady Catherine (nee Whitehead)
Religion:  
Occupation:  
Age at enlistment:  
Place of residence at time of enlistment:   
Memorial:   
Biographical Notes :


Frances Betty PROVAN (Submitted by Greg and Heather SCURR 5 March 2000)

Conflict: World War 2
Unit:  Women's Royal Australian Naval Service
Number: 
Rank:   Officer-in-Charge of the first draft of Wrans to serve in an operational zone
Date of enlistment:  28 April 1941
Served overseas:  Served on the HMAS Melville
Date of return to Australia:  
Date of death:   21 June 1963
Place of death:  Brisbane, Queensland
Buried:   Brisbane
Born:   
Parents:  Donald McCallum PROVAN and Frances Mary WALPOLE (nee BOYD)
Religion:  
Occupation:  Trainee Teacher
Age at enlistment:  
Place of residence at time of enlistment:   
Memorial:   
Biographical Notes : Frances was the first woman to enrol in the newly formed Women's Emergency Signalling Corps. She was trained to be a telegraphist and was responsible for sending messages to the fleet and maintaining contact with wireless stations world-wide.


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