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John Gilbert BICE

Regimental number2187
Place of birthInglewood, Victoria
SchoolSt Mary's School, Victoria (?)
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressInglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinGrandparent, Mrs Mary Ann Jones, Maxwell Road, Inglewood, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 May 1917
Date of death25 May 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Aust. 21). Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Luke Edward and Lillian BICE. Born at Inglewood, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 480 Pte Herbert Alexander BICE, 20th Battalion,died of wounds, Harefield Hospital, England, 25 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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