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Full Name
Edward Wright Vickers
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Edward Wright
Surname
Vickers
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/2346
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Edward Vickers (father), Midhirst, Taranaki, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Midhirst, Taranaki, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
745
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
25 August 1915
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
A. XI. 2.
Biographical Notes
Edward Vickers was the son of Edward and Maud Vickers, of Beach St., Fitzroy, New Plymouth, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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