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Warren Walter Dick


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Serial No. 18114

2nd Signal Squadron & Desert Motorised Corps Headquarters


Warren Walter Dick - Information

When the war started, Warren was living in the Campbelltown area and working as a biograph operator. At the age of 25, he enlisted at the Showground Camp in Sydney on the 6th of November 1916. After enlisting, Warren received specialty instruction at the Depot Signal Training. He was then posted to the Technical Battalion at Liverpool in February 1917, and was made a Sapper with the signal squadron.

Warren was transported to Egypt, embarking Sydney upon the HMAT Port Sydney on the 9th of May 1917. He landed in Suez on the 20th of June, and was stationed to the Base Signal Depot. By the 17th of September, Warren was posted to the Australian Airline Section. Two days later, he was with the Desert Motorised Corps Headquarters. Warren continued to serve with Corps Headquarters until July 1918 when he was transferred to the 2nd Signal Squadron. Then in September, Warren was suffering with tonsillitis and was hospitalised at Port Said, and then the 14th Australian General Hospital at Moascar. After recovering, he rejoined his unit in November. Warren was sent home to Australia on the HT Burma on the 26th of July 1919.