Alexander BICKERS

Regimental number4
Place of birthRapanyup, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8.25"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Bickers, 'Nongana', King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
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 RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Work near Westhoek on 23 September 1917
Recommendation date: 6 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 August 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BICKERS Alexander