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  • Photograph was published 5th August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
John Bickley was born in 1894 in Nottingham and was the son of Joseph a lace maker and Eliza Bickley nee Orrill, of 158 Hewitt Street, Nottingham. His father Joseph was born in 1858 in Nottingham and his mother Eliza/Elizabeth Orrill was also born in 1858 in Nottingham, they were married in 1880 in Nottingham and went on to have 10 children, sadly 3 of whom were to died in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children all born in Nottingham were :- Rose Bickley Orrill b1879, Elizabeth b1882, Joseph b1883, Ethel b1889, Albert b1891, John b1894, Nellie b1896 and Beatrice b1900. In the 1911 census the family are living at 231 Castle Boulevard Nottingham and are shown as Joseph 53 yrs a lace maker he is living with his wife Eliza 53 a hosiery hand and his children , Ethel 22 yrs a lace hand, Albert 20 yrs a bicycle hand, John 17 yrs a packer case maker, Nellie 15 yrs a lace hand and Beatrice 11 yrs , also living with them is Herbert Bickley Smith 4 yrs a grandson.
03 Sep 1916
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768601 - CWGC Website
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Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private John Bickley, served with the 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Welbeck Rangers), he was killed in action on 3rd September 1916. He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
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  • Photograph was published 5th August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    John Bickley - Photograph was published 5th August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918