Topic: Cyril Alfred Bicknell

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Cyril Alfred Bicknell
Date of Birth: 1889
Serial number: 10/132
Occupation before enlistment:
First known rank: Sergeant
Embarkation date: 16 October 1914
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: Main body
Embarkation unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Last unit served: Wellington Infantry Regiment
Rank last held: Second Lieutenant
Place of death: France
Date of Death: 23 June 1916
Cause of death: Died of injuries
Cemetery name: Cite Bonjean Cemetery, Armentieres

Biographical notes: 

Obituary: Wairarapa Daily Times, 1 July 1916.

The death has occurred from wounds through an accidental explosion of a bomb at the front, of Lieutenant Cyril Bicknell, son of Mr W.W. Bicknell, 'Hupenui', Greytown.

Student researcher: Ben Morgan

 

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