Thomas Archibald Bickel, RE

1889 Jan 30. Born Cardiff. He appears to have switched between Archibald Thomas Bickel and Thomas Archibald Bickel. I think he preferred to be called Archie, but Thomas was his first name.

1891 at 17, Clifton Street, Roath, Cardiff

1901 census at 106, Queen Street, St John, Glamorgan

1911 census at 4 Coldstream Terrace Cardiff

1915 Mar 23. Royal Engineers to be 2nd Lts George Henry Bickel (he probably dies in Ohio) and Thomas Archibald Bickel.

1916 Jan/Mar Married at Conway to Phyllis M Dyall

1916 Jun 22. Temp. 2nd Lt. T. A. Bickel relinquishes his commn. on account of ill-health.

1921 Jan. Joined ADRIC with service no 1478. Posted to K Coy

1921 Mar 13 Posted to O Coy

Fined £5 by Coy Commander

1921 Jun 15 Posted to R Coy

Fined £1 by Coy Commander

Fined £7 by Asst. Adjutant

1921 Aug 16. Permitted to resign on disciplinary grounds.

1921 Oct 21. Left UK for India with wife Phyllis, children Dorothy (4) and Denys (1). He is a Secretary and they intend living in India. Travel 2nd Class

1937 Feb 12 Up on charge of false pretences, At the Quarter sessions he was bound over for 12 months

1938 Sep 9 His address is Coniger Knap, Ansty, Dorchester, Dorset

1938 Nov 11. Fined 30s for having an unlicensed car

1939 Register at 47A Hut,RAF Sta , Cowbridge R.D., Glamorganshire, Wales . He is a Fitter, A/E instructor

1952 Oct/Dec Died Cardiff aged 63