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John Bicknell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Bicknell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI S2SR-03467 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1874 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 10 May 1915 AWMM Baker/Civilian AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private John Bicknell served with the ASC 2nd New Armies Supply during WW1.

    He migrated to New Zealand after the war with his wife Emily Ann Bicknell and children Evelyn (aged 13) and son Horrace (aged 7). They departed from Southampton, England aboard the NZ Shipping Company ship "Ruapehu" on 14 January 1921 and landed in Wellington.

    Howick and Pakuranga Times: Tuesday, 20 July 2010. John Bicknell's 1914-15 star was found in a stream in Lloyd Elsmore Park and, with the assistance of Museum staff, it was reunited with his family.

    Passenger Lists http://www.findmypast.co.uk. Medal Index Card (National Archives). War medal mystery http://www.times.co.nz/cms/news/2010/07/war_medal_mystery.php AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    26 December 1951 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block J, Row 16, Plot 094 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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