31/07/1915- Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Busselton WA
03/08/1915- To ” B ” Company No. 1 Depot Battalion Blackboy Hill WA
28/09/1915- To 11th Reinforcements 12th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA
01/11/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Benalla ” bound for Egypt
24/11/1915- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt To Overseas Training Base
03/03/1916- Tranferred from Base Zeitoun Egypt & Taken on Strength  52nd Battalion Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
29/04/1916- Appointed Lance Corporal Serapeum Egypt
05/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
12/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
09/08/1916- Wounded in Action France ( Shell Wound Right Ankle )
10/08/1916- Admitted 3rd Canadian General Hospital France ex 44th Casualty Clearing Station
15/08/1916-Evacuated/Admitted Wanstead House Hospital England attached to Shorncliffe Military Hospital
06/10/1916- Granted Leave England
21/10/1916- To No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs  ex Leave
27/10/1916- To No. 4 Command Depot Wareham England
23/03/1917- Transferred to 70th Battalion Wareham
30/06/1917- Joined Unit at Overseas Training Brigade Windmill Hill England
13/09/1917- Admitted 17th Field Ambulance Windmill Hill ( Scabies )
19/09/1917- Rejoined 52nd Battalion at No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs
25/09/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre France ex England
04/10/1917- Admitted 39th General Hospital Havre France
26/11/1917- To  4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre ex Hospital
09/12/1917- Rejoined Battalion France ex Base Depot
24/04/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Shell Wound to Back )
26/04/1918- Admitted Hospital Rouen France ex 5th Casualty Clearing Station ex Ambulance Train
30/04/1918- Evacuated/Admitted Bath War Hospital England ex Boulogne France
17/05/1918- To 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
22/05/1918- Granted Leave England
05/06/1918- To No. 4 Command Depot Hurdcott England
03/07/1918- To Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill England
24/07/1918- Proceeded Overseas Australian Infantry Base Depot Rouelles France ex Folkestone ex Longbridge Deverill
11/08/1918- Taken on Strength 52nd Battalion France
12/08/1918- Killed In Action Proyart, Peronne France.
( Shot through the head by an enemy sniper, death being instantaneous.  His Company was ordered to withdraw and Private BICKERSTETH’S body was left in front of the line ).



1914/1915 Star- Medal No. 6326

British War Medal – No. 22175

Victory Medal- 22008.

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – Number not Advised.



Nannup War Memorial WA

Villers-Brettoneux Memorial France

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 135.