DICK, Hugh Aloysius Hilary
(Service number 83774)

Aliases Known as Hilary
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Date 13 January 1891 Place of Birth Timaru

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Date Age
Address at Enlistment Queen Street, Timaru
Occupation Conductor (bus)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. A. DICK (mother), Queen Street, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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Date 27 January 1952 Age 55 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 99, Plot 218
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Hugh Aloysius Hilary Dick, known as Hilary, was the youngest son of John Reid Dick and his second wife, Mary Agnes née O'Donnell. Born on 13 January 1897 at Timaru, he was baptised in the Roman Catholic Parish there on 24 January 1897. Hilary was educated at the Marist Brothers School, Timaru. He was a half-brother of Joseph Andrew Dick and James Alfred Dick.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [2013, 2014]; Roman Catholic Baptisms Timaru (Christchurch Diocese CD held by South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [12 March 2017]; ]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image & burial record (Timaru District Council) [15 September 2017];

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