Bickerstaff, Arthur MM


War Service:
Sergeant S/13149 ARTHUR BICKERSTAFF MM of 12th battalion the Rifle Brigade died of wounds in 55 Casualty Clearing Station on 28 March 1918. At the time of his death he was attached to 60th Light Trench Mortar Battery. The award of his Military Medal appeared in the London Gazette of 18 October 1917.

He is buried in Namps-au-Val British cemetery, South of Amiens.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the roll of honour of St Mark’s church, Clarendon Rise The church tower was destroyed during WW2 and the rest of the building demolished in 1980 and the roll is now displayed in St Stephen’s church.

He was 24 years old, the son of Arthur and Alice Bickerstaff, of 21, Morley Rd., Lewisham. He enlisted in Rochford in Essex on 9 June 1915 at which time he gave his occupation as clerk.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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