Charles Rickoff


Charles Rickoff
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 5 May 1917, p. 23

Born 1890 or 12.09.1893

Place Krakow, Poland

Ethnic origin Polish

Religion Roman Catholic (WWI), Church of England (WWII)

Father John Rickoff

Mother Josefiena [Josephina] Sankowski

Family

Wife Kathlyn Violet Rickoff (nee Davies), married 1916, Qld; son Mervyn Joseph Rickoff, b. 1917

Arrived at Australia
on 'came to Australia when a baby'

Residence before enlistment Brisbane

Occupation Cabinet maker and polisher

Service 1
service number 3445A
enlisted 6.10.1916
POE Bundaberg, Qld
unit 49th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
casualties WIA 1918
final fate RTA 15.06.1919
discharged 11.09.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number Q207733
enlisted 1942
POE Bundaberg, Qld
unit 10 Bn VDC
rank WO Class 2
discharged 1944

Service 3 (WWII)
service number Q208527
enlisted 16.08.1944
POE Bundaberg, Qld
unit 10 Bn VDC
discharged 21.10.1945

Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject (probably was naturalised with father as a child)

Residence after the war Bundaberg, Qld

Died 1962 Bundaberg

Materials

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

WWII service records 1 2 (digitised) (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Repatriation Medical case file (NAA)

Blog article

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