Private 28034 Harry Bicknell

Reason: Died of Wounds while Prisoner of War
Details of Wounds:   Suffered shot wounds to upper thigh which was broken
Date: 16 Jun 1918
Age:   40
Theatre: France and Flanders
Main Battle:   Battle of the Lys
Action:   Taken prisoner during Battle of Messines
CWGC Cemetery: Dendermonde Communal Cemetery & Extension, Belgium
Grave or Panel: Grave 12
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
     
Unit:   Stretcher Bearer with D Company, 13th Platoon
Battalion: 16th Battalion
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
Enlisted: Enlisted at Rugby
P.O.W Records:   Captured 10 Apr 1918 at Messines and held at Limburg POW Camp
Born: 9 Jun 1878 at Southam    6d 693
Baptised:   28 Jul 1878 at Southam St. James    
Parents:   Ellen Bicknell; father ? John
   
Wife:   Sarah Bicknell [nee Bladon]    
Marriage:   Darley Abbey, Derbys, 28 Jun 1898    
Children: Alice Bladon Bicknell, born 1899    
1891 Address:   Abbey Row, Southam    
1901 & 1911 Address: Wood Street, Southam    
1898 Occupation:   Railway employee    
1911 Occupation:   Prudential Assurance Agent
   
CWGC Page:      
Private Bicknell
CWGC Memorial: Dendermonde Communal Cemetery
POW Records:   Red Cross POW Website
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Regimental History: Warwickshire Regiment
est We Forget:   Southam Men in the Great War

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