Harold George VICKERS

VICKERS, Harold George

Service Number: 2991A
Enlisted: 10 January 1916, Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Pittsworth, Queensland, Australia, 24 July 1895
Home Town: Pittsworth, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 March 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy
Plot 1, Row G, Grave 9. Headstone inscription reads: He fought the good fight for liberty, truth & justice.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Millmerran War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2991A, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Toowoomba, QLD
14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 2991A, 31st Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 2991A, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Grimmitt Vickers and Charlotte Vickers nee Stower of Rocky Creek, Millmerran, QLD.

Brother of Alfred Joseph Vickers who was killed in action on 28 March 1918 while serving with the 47th Battalion and has no known grave. His name appears on the Viller-Vretonneux Memorial and also William Thomas Vickers who returned to Australia on 19 April 1919 having served with the 2nd Light Horse Regiment.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal