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Archibald Eric Ivan BICKERS

Regimental number59
Place of birthRupanyup, Victoria
SchoolRupanyup State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Bickers, Rupanyup, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served a few months in the Royal Australian Artillery, Queenscliff, Victoria.
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateDied of disease 27 August 1915
Place of death or woundingEngland
Date of death26 August 1915
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWeston Mill Cemetery (C. Mil. Con. 3515), Plymouth, Devonshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Isabella BICKERS. Native of Rupanyup, Victoria

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