Bruce Watson Vickery, 19192005 (aged 85 years)

Vickery, Bruce Watson (1919-2005)
Name
Bruce Watson /Vickery/
Given names
Bruce Watson
Surname
Vickery
Birth November 3, 1919 44 42
Event
World War II
January 14, 1942 (aged 22 years)

Text:

Bruce enlisted on 14 Jan 1942. He was described as a labourer aged 25 years 11 months with 1 child over 16, height 5 foot 6 inches, blue eyes, light brown hair. He had a small scar on left wrist and on his left shin and knee. Bruce had a series of medical problems during his war service. He had a hernia, scabies, dental problems and impetigo and a recurrent streptococcal skin infection for which he was judges unfit to serve in humid climates. He served time in the artillery training regiment. He remained in Australian throughout his enlistment and was discharged on 28 Nov 1945.

Death September 28, 2005 (aged 85 years)

Burial September 30, 2005 (2 days after death)
Text:

VICKERY Bruce Watson Funeral notice 30SEP2005 Funeral 86 at St John's Anglican Church, Cessnock, late of Calvary Retirement Commnuity, formerly of Cessnock Newcastle Herald 29SEP2005

Family with parents
father
18751950
Birth: June 11, 1875 31 31Gilbert, South Australia, Australia
Death: August 14, 1950South Australia, Australia
mother
18771930
Birth: May 3, 1877 21Gilbert, South Australia, Australia
Death: December 15, 1930Knights Well, South Australia, Australia
elder sister
-6 years
elder brother
19051972
Birth: January 23, 1905 29 27Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Death: 1972
18 months
elder brother
19061987
Birth: July 24, 1906 31 29Willaston, South Australia, Australia
Death: 1987
18 months
elder sister
19071970
Birth: about 1907 31 29
Death: August 8, 1970South Australia, Australia
sister
Private
elder brother
Vickery, Stewart Coventry (1915-1976)
19151976
Birth: January 16, 1915 39 37Clare, South Australia, Australia
Death: 1976Malvern, Victoria, Australia
5 years
himself
Vickery, Bruce Watson (1919-2005)
19192005
Birth: November 3, 1919 44 42Saddlesworth, South Australia, Australia
Death: September 28, 2005
Family with Maria McCord
himself
Vickery, Bruce Watson (1919-2005)
19192005
Birth: November 3, 1919 44 42Saddlesworth, South Australia, Australia
Death: September 28, 2005
wife
McCord, Maria (1926-2002)
19262004
Birth: 1926 42 39Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: before April 13, 2004Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
son
Private
son
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
BirthDocument - Marriage Certificate
EventWebsite - National Archives of Australia - Recordsearch
Text:

Bruce enlisted on 14 Jan 1942. He was described as a labourer aged 25 years 11 months with 1 child over 16, height 5 foot 6 inches, blue eyes, light brown hair. He had a small scar on left wrist and on his left shin and knee. Bruce had a series of medical problems during his war service. He had a hernia, scabies, dental problems and impetigo and a recurrent streptococcal skin infection for which he was judges unfit to serve in humid climates. He served time in the artillery training regiment. He remained in Australian throughout his enlistment and was discharged on 28 Nov 1945.

BurialThe Ryerson index to contemporary death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers. [datatase on-line]. n.p., Ryerson Index Inc.
Text:

VICKERY Bruce Watson Funeral notice 30SEP2005 Funeral 86 at St John's Anglican Church, Cessnock, late of Calvary Retirement Commnuity, formerly of Cessnock Newcastle Herald 29SEP2005