Edwin Shelton BICHENO

Regimental number740
Place of birthEast Dulwich, London, England
SchoolLondon County Council School, East Dulwich, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLismore General Post Office, Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Bicheno, 137 Upland Road, Dulwich, London, England
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
FateDied of disease 4 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death4 July 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 14), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Benjamin and Kate BICHENO, 94 Banbury Road, Bicester, Oxon, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 741 Pte Robert BICHENO, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 11 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal