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DICK Archibald Spalding: 1894 – 1917, KIA ANZAC
<a href="http://upperyarramuseum.org.au/anzac-arcade-of-trees/banner-anzac-centerary-upper-yarra/" rel="attachment wp-att-4389"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-4389" alt="Banner Anzac Centerary Upper Yarra" src="http://upperyarramuseum.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Banner-Anzac-Centerary-Upper-Yarra-300×93.jpg" width="300" height="93" /></a>The Upper Yarra Museum has initiated a project to recreate a Memorial avenue of trees dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the old Upper Yarra Shire. The reformed avenue is to be planted along the old railway line, now the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail by Anzac Day 2015
<h1><span style="color: #808000;">Archibald Spalding DICK </span></h1>
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<td colspan="2" width="341"><b>Archibald S DICK: POB <b>Wandong [Vic] </b>1894, was a miner before he enlisted at West Warburton. </b><b>211: Sergeant A S Dick was 23 when he was Killed in Action in Belgium 5.10.1917</b></td>
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<td width="341">Family Name<a href="http://upperyarramuseum.org.au/heritage/bell-david-mckenzie/poppy-lestweforget/" rel="attachment wp-att-4305"><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-4305" alt="Poppy lestweforget" src="http://upperyarramuseum.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Poppy-lestweforget.jpg" width="144" height="147" /></a></td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> </b><a href="http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=3504514"><b>DICK</b></a><b></b></td>
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<td width="341">Given Names</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> Archibald Spalding</b></td>
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<td width="341">Birth Date</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> 1894</b></td>
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<td width="341">Birth Place</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> Wandong, VIC</b></td>
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<td width="341">Occupation at Enlistment</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> Miner</b></td>
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<td width="341">Date of Enlistment</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> 28.2.1915</b></td>
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<td width="341">Age at Enlistment</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> 21 years 8 months</b></td>
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<td width="341">Service Number(s)</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> 211</b></td>
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<td width="341">Next of Kin</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> Mother: Jessie Dick</b></td>
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<td width="341">Embarkation</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> </b><a href="http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1849261/?query=DICK+Archibald+Spalding+211&amp;op=Search&amp;format=list&amp;section%5B0%5D=people&amp;section%5B1%5D=articles&amp;section%5B2%5D=books&amp;section%5B3%5D=collections&amp;relatedFilter=related_events"><b>Embarkation roll</b></a><b></b></td>
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<td width="341">Address at Enlistment</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> West Warburton, VIC</b></td>
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<td width="341">Embarkation Details</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> Unit embarked from Sydney, NSW, on board HMAT </b><a href="http://alh-research.tripod.com/ships_lh.htm"><b>A40 <i>Ceramic</i></b></a><b> on 25 June 1915</b></td>
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<td width="341">Nominal Roll</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> </b><a href="http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/items/ACCNUM_LARGE/RCDIG1068897/RCDIG1068897–28-.JPG"><b>Nominal Roll</b></a><b></b></td>
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<td width="341">Rank on Nominal Roll</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> Sergeant</b></td>
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<td width="341">Unit on Nominal Roll</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> </b><a href="http://www.awm.gov.au/units/unit_11205.asp"><b>18<sup>th</sup> Battalion</b></a><b></b></td>
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<td width="341">Fate</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> KIA</b></td>
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<td width="341">Australia War Memorial Ref, Panel Number</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> </b><b><a href="http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1725377/">Roll of Honour</a>.</b><b></b><b> Panel 85.</b>
<h2>AWM</h2>
<h3><a href="http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1725377/">Roll of Honour name projection</a></h3>
Archibald Spalding Dick’s name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory.</td>
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<td width="341">Date of Death</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> 5.10.1917</b></td>
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<td width="341">Place of Death or Wounding</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> BELGIUM</b></td>
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<td width="341">Age at Death</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> 23</b></td>
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<td width="341">Roll of Honour Circular</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> No</b></td>
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<td width="341">Commemoration Details and Panel Reference</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> </b><a href="http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/91800/YPRES%20(MENIN%20GATE)%20MEMORIAL"><b>Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial</b></a><b></b><b> Panel 23</b></td>
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<td width="341">Medals**</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"> <a href="http://www.defence.gov.au/Medals/Content/Imperial/WWI/Victory-Medal.asp"><b>Victory Medal</b></a><b></b><b> </b><a href="http://www.defence.gov.au/Medals/Content/Imperial/WWI/British-War-Medal-1914-20.asp"><b>British war Medal</b></a><b> </b><b> </b><b><a href="http://www.defence.gov.au/Medals/Content/Imperial/WWI/1914-Star.asp">1914/15 Star Medal</a>.</b><b></b><b> </b><a href="https://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/memorial_scroll/"><b>Memorial scroll</b></a><b></b><b>.</b><a href="http://www.greatwar.co.uk/memorials/memorial-plaque.htm"><b>Memorial plaque</b></a><b></b>

<b> </b><a href="http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/ART02535/"><b>Where the Australians Rest</b></a></td>
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<td width="341">Local Rolls of Honour</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b>Political Labor Council Honor Roll,: Upper Yarra RSL</b>
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<li><b>DICK A.S.</b></li>
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<b>West Warburton District Roll of Honor: Wesburn Primary School</b>
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<li><b>A Dick</b></li>
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<td width="341">Local Memorials</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b>Yarra Junction Cenotaph: Fallen</b>
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<li><b>A.S. Dick</b></li>
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<td width="341">Memorial Tree</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b>Yes</b></td>
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<td width="341">AIF Data Base</td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> </b><a href="https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=78580"><b>Archibald Spalding DICK</b></a><b></b></td>
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<td width="341"><b>Family &amp; Early Life</b></td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Mother</span></b><b>: Jessie Dick.</b><b><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Father</span></b><b>: Alexander Dick </b><b><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Sister</span></b><b>: Laura Dick of West Warburton received Archibald’s effects including: wallet, notebooks, photos, cards, and letters.</b><b><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Brothers</span></b><b>: 6106 Driver Henry DICK MM, 10th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919; </b><b>1620 Pte John DICK, 6th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.</b><b></b></td>
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<td width="341"><b>Military Service</b></td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b> War service: Egypt, Gallipoli and the Western Front.</b><b> Archibald was promoted from Private to Lance Corporal then Corporal and Sergeant.</b></td>
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<td width="341"><b>Sources </b></td>
<td valign="top" width="411"><b>Commemorating the Fallen – Yarra Junction Cenotaph – Bob Sutherland. </b><b>1999</b><b>Warburton Ways, Earle Parkinson 1984</b></td>
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