Notes

[NI8119] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Marcus Bicknell met Anne-Marie Bicknell in 1996 with her brother Phillip
Bicknell after a contact made on the InterNet.

[NI8311] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Carpenter and builder emigrated to Australia in 1841 on the
"Westminster", arrived at Port Phillip, 29 July 1841

[NI8329] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Called Frederik William Bicknell in Bernard Bicknell's letter from NZ
1996, but might be confusing this Frederik with his uncle

[NI8399] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Referred to in Memoir of William Bicknell (Ray White, 1996)

[NI8442] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Died - Electrical accident at work

[NI8461] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Joined ICI 1960 as Electrical Design Engineer,retired early at 57,doing a
partime job until 65 & retirement with plenty of golf.

Details of R.A.F. Service.
---------------------------

04/01/39 Cardington Bedfordshire initial discipline and drill instruction.
06/03/39 9 Bomber Sqdn Stradishall Suffolk.(first Sqdn with Wellington
Bomber)
29/04/39 2w S.ofTT.Henlow Bedfordshire,Trade training Elect2.
3 SEPT 1939 11 AM.Outbreak of W.W.2.
12/01/40 Posted to 235 Sqdn Manston Kent (Fairy Battles)
24/04/40 Sqdn moved to North Coates North Yorkshire,Re-equipped with
Blenheim
Fighters (Operation Training)
06/05/40 Sqdn moved to Bircham Newton Norfolk. (Operational training ).
21/08/40 R.A.F. Hospital Ely Cambridgeshire.(Emergency appendix opp)
28/09/40 Moved to convalesant unit at Blackpool before discharge back to
unit.
14/12/40 3W 11 S.ofTT Credenhill Herefordshire.Re-muster Elect 1.
18/04/41 S.of TT.Halton Buckinghamshire.(Instructors Course).
26/05/41 404 Sqdn Thorney Island Hampshire. Canadian Aircrew,begining
oppertional training on Blenheim Fighters,(the same aircraft from 235
Sqdn now
oppertional,I knew them all), all other personell were R.A.F. Sqdn moved
to
Castletown Nr Thurso,off Dunnet Bay,then to Skitton a few miles south
then to
Dyce Nr Aberdeen.
16/10/41 Re-called off leave,posted to P.T.C. Padgate moved to P.T.C.
Wilmslow
issued with tropical kit entrained to Greenock and boarded SS Narkunda.
11/11/41 Sailed from Greenock in large convoy of troopships with escort of
destroyers and battleship.Called at Freetown,Sierra Leone,West Africa. No
shore leave,typical tropical scene but the scent from the land terrible.
07/12/41 Japan attacked Pearl Harbour.U.S.A.enter W.W.2.
17/12/41 Arrive Durban and dock,R.A.F.hurriedly trans-shipped to
MV.Indrapora
24/12/41 Left Durban
08/01/42 Arrived Bombay anchored in bay,beatiful view of islands and
Bombay.
10/01/42 Moved to dock allowed ashore for two hours,pungent aroma?.
15/01/42 P.T.C. Shaiba Iraq
17/01/42 Posted to R.A.F.Stn Basrah.At the camp alongside the Shat el Arab
river is a W.W.1 War Memorial of those who died in Mesopotamia.(now Iraq)
08/11/42.Posted to 5152 (Mech/Elect)Sqdn,Aberdan Oil Refinery,Iran.
Building new boiler house,ancillary and high octane distillation plant in
conjunction with Kelloggs Engineering of U.S.A.,remustered Fitter Gen for
this
as were all personnell on the Sqdn.
06/04/43 Posted to 5053 Sqdn Quadima Heliopolis Cairo, via overland convoy
through Iraq,Jordan to rest camp in Palestine(now Isreal) near Haifa,then
by
train to Heloun South of Cairo,Eygpt.
09/11/43 Posted to R.A.F.Stn.Abu Suir and internally detached to Works
Directorate(Works&Bricks) as my trade is still on my records as Fitter
Gen.
although it should be Elect1,my job here was supervising and training
native
labour in electrical work of all types,which included the power station.
26/06/44 Posted to R.A.F.Stn Fayid, again with W&B which was on the
adjoining
camp H.M.S.Phoenix,whih was a Naval P.T.C.
30/07/44 Posted to R.A.F.Stn Shandur,(at last my records have caught up
now
Elect1) a South African Unit converting pilots to Baltimore and Marauder
Aircraft.This station is a few miles north of Suez on the Little Bitter
Lake,
the other stations are also in the canal area,as is my next move towards
home.
SAT.MAY 7 1945 V.E.DAY (Victory in Europe.Ceasation of Hostilities).
16/07/45. 21 P.T.C.Kasfereet:-A few miles north alongside the road from
Suez
to Ismalia at the northern of the Great Bitter Lake is the WW1.ANZAC
MEMORIAL.
TUES.14 AUGUST 1945 V.J.DAY (Victory in Asia Japan surrender).In England
WED 15 and THUR 16 were declared holidays for celebration.
00/8/45 Left 21 PTC,to join troopship at Alexandria,sailed via Malta to
Toulon
southern France,(The French navy scuttled some of their ships at Toulon
in WW2
the super structures were above water.) where we went into a transit camp
in a
vineyard for awhile,eventually we entrained to travel across France to
Dieppe
where after a few days we sailed to Newhaven,then on to a transit camp by
rail
22/08/45 Home leave,back to DEVON.(First day home heard landgirls
shouting my
name now one is my Wife.) At the end of my leave I joined 254Sqdn at
Chivenor
near Barnstable,the Sqdn moved to Langham in Norfolk.
22/1/46 Posted to 100 PDC Uxbridge for release from R.A.F.
23/1/46 Back in civvy street with 101 days leave.

[NI8463] [Bick_uk.ftw]

TUCKETT'S 20 HIGH STREET EXMOUTH Newsagents,Souvinirs and Tobacconists.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
The business was founded by Alan's Father on May 6 1935,the same day as
King
George V's Silver Jubilee.When he left the Exmouth Grammer School in 1952
he
joined his parents in the business,when his Father died in 1962,he and his
Mother carried on the business in which she remained a partener until her
death on 21 Aug 1995 at the age of 93,when Alan married his mother moved
to a
nearby modern flat and still helped in the business even in latter years
she
maintained an active interest.
When Alan married Mary she joined him in running the business as well as
being
a housewife and mother to their daughter Judith.
Both Alan and Mary take a very active part in the Holy Trinity Church and
all
activities connected with it.
[Srbick1.FTW]

TUCKETT'S 20 HIGH STREET EXMOUTH Newsagents,Souvinirs and Tobacconists.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
The business was founded by Alan's Father on May 6 1935,the same day as King
George V's Silver Jubilee.When he left the Exmouth Grammer School in 1952 he
joined his parents in the business,when his Father died in 1962,he and his
Mother carried on the business in which she remained a partener until her
death on 21 Aug 1995 at the age of 93,when Alan married his mother moved to a
nearby modern flat and still helped in the business even in latter years she
maintained an active interest.
When Alan married Mary she joined him in running the business as well as being
a housewife and mother to their daughter Judith.
Both Alan and Mary take a very active part in the Holy Trinity Church and all
activities connected with it.

[NI8464] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Etty Mockett was Robert;s stepdaughter
[Srbick1.FTW]

Etty Mockett was Robert;s stepdaughter

[NI8465] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Etty Mockett;s father was W.Haydock from Coppul
[Srbick1.FTW]

Etty Mockett;s father was W.Haydock from Coppul

[NI8466] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Served in the A.T.S. during World War 2 as an Officer,at one time
stationed
in Cairo Egypt where we met several times

[NI8467] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Lived with brother James at 45 High St as housekeeper.
[Srbick1.FTW]

Lived with brother James at 45 High St as housekeeper.

[NI8468] [Bick_uk.ftw]

[Srbick1.FTW]

Buried with Father and Mother.

[NI8470] [Bick_uk.ftw]

Master Tailor moved to Swansea area from Crediton Devon between 1851&1861
then
Abergavenny and finally to Cardiff residing at 14 Brook St Canton.As far
as I
can discover he appears to be the ancestor of all the Bicknells living in
the
Cardiff area up to 1929.
[Srbick1.FTW]

Master Tailor moved to Swansea area from Crediton Devon between 1851&1861 then
Abergavenny and finally to Cardiff residing at 14 Brook St Canton.As far as I
can discover he appears to be the ancestor of all the Bicknells living in the
Cardiff area up to 1929.

[NI8472] [Bick_uk.ftw]

James ran the business with brother George from 1873, at 101 High St
Crediton
He lived at 45 High St Crediton,(opposite the shop at 101) with sister
Eliza
Prawl as housekeeper. He was unmarried.
[Srbick1.FTW]

James ran the business with brother George from 1873, at 101 High St Crediton
He lived at 45 High St Crediton,(opposite the shop at 101) with sister Eliza
Prawl as housekeeper. He was unmarried.

[NI8474] [Bick_uk.ftw]

From the list of inmates at Ilchester Prison Somerset in 1823 above name
was given,this was the only Thomas that tied in although the age given
was 36.
The home address given was Butleigh Somerset,at this time he was single.
[Srbick1.FTW]

From the list of inmates at Ilchester Prison Somerset in 1823 above name
was given,this was the only Thomas that tied in although the age given was 36.
The home address given was Butleigh Somerset,at this time he was single.

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