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FRAMED WWI TRIO OF MEDALS TO PTE. A.W. BICK, R. WAR. R. (WOUNDED)

*** RESERVED *** 1914-15 Star to 11727 Pte. A.W. Bick, R. War. R.; WWI War & Victory Medals to 11727 Pte. A.W. Bick, R. War. R.
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Albert William Bick was the son of Elizabeth Bick of 11 Butler Street, Small Heath, Birmingham, working as a Billiard Marker and Waiter before enlisting on 5 May 1915 with the 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Posted to the 12th Battalion on 1 Aug 1915 and then to the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force with the 9th Battalion on 25 Oct 1915, Bick was Wounded In Action on 5 Apr 1916, suffering a Gun Shot Wound to the right leg which resulted in amputation and burns from an explosion to to the left leg above the ankle and to the left arm. Invalided to India and then evacuated to Southampton, Bick was repatriated to King George Hospital, London on 18 Oct 1918 to have an artificial limb fitted. He was discharged from service  on 8 Nov 1916.

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