Gunner, Arthur Bickers, Royal Garrison Artillery, was a former Blundell’s Paint worker who enlisted underage in 1914. He had been gassed in July 1917 and was killed on the 20th September 1918, just before the war ended. He was aged 21 years old and is commemorated at Thiepval memorial to the missing. His parents Francis and Mary Jane Bickers lived at 30 Arnon Villas, Sculcoates Lane and recorded his name on the Stone Pillars of St Mary Church Sculcoates Lane.

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