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Harold George VICKERS

Regimental number2991A
Place of birthSouthbrook, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMillmerran, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William G. Vickers, Rocky Creek, Millmerran, Queensland
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeaulencourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 9), Ligny-Thilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Grimmett and Charlotte VICKERS, Millmerran, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother Alfred Joseph Vickers killed in action and William Thomas Vickers LH Egypt and Palestine.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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