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Edric Dillon BICKFORD

Regimental number5073
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Address23 Chapman Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E Bickford, 23 Chapman Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service31st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian General Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 22221 Cpl Ernest John BICKFORD, 7th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia; Brothers: 6715 Dillon Stephen BICKFORD, 6th Bn, returned to Australia; 3752 Howard Nicholas BICKFORD, 31st Bn, killed in action, Bouzencourt, France, 12 April 1918

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