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Samuel Street

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Name Samuel
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24691
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 29 April 2015
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Samuel Henry Dick, born in Perth, he was a grocer, pearler and WWI Serviceman. He departed Darwin on board SS Changsha on 26 April 1915 at the age of 21 to enlist in Brisbane. Corporal Dick served with the Australian Imperial Force 25th Battalion, B Company. Corporal Dick was wounded in the shoulder and throat at Gallipoli in August 1915. Corporal Dick died at Villers-Bretonneux, France on 17 July 1918 and is buried at Crucifix Corner Cemetery, France. Corporal Samuel Dick's name appears on the Darwin Cenotaph.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
29/04/2015 Date added to the Register
08/07/2015 NTG G27 Date Gazetted
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