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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: HMNZT 24
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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