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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Tom" Joseph Thomas BICKERS

Born 1 October 1915 in Maylands, Western Australia [16]
Son of John BICKERS and Ruby Eileen WILLIAMS [P431]
Resided with his parents on Opawa Farm in Mingenew 1915-1919 [6] [50] and then on Lockier Farm in Mingenew in 1920 [19]
Resided with his parents on Boronga Farm in Caron, South Perenjori 1921 onwards [50]
Labourer in Caron 1937-1942 [50]
Member of the Five Gums Tennis Club 1937-38 and 1938-39 [89]
Married Maisie Florence BARROWS in Perth in 1942 [66]
Resided in the Perth suburb of Maylands prior to enlisting in the Australian Army on 29 April 1941 [16]
Sapper WX11960 in the Australian Army's 2/2 Field Company during the Second World War [16]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 7 January 1946 [16]
Farmer in East Pingelly and later a Contractor and then Clerk in Perth [50]
Resided at 218 Keymer Street in the Perth suburb of Belmont and later at 16 Serrata Place in the Perth suburb of Ferndale [50]
Resided of late in the Perth suburb of Gosnells [2]
Died 27 August 2008; cremated at the Fremantle Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Palmyra [2]

From The West Australian newspaper, Saturday 9 October 1915:
"BICKERS - On October 1, at Nurse Street's Private Hospital, Ventnor, Caledonian-avenue, Maylands, to Mr and Mrs John Bickers, Opawa, Mingenew - a son. Both well."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Joseph Thomas Bickers' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

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