Maj Ralph Stratford Wickham R Fus

1883 Oct/Dec Born Kingston, Surrey. His father was a Solicitor

1891 census In Kingston, Surrey

1901 census in Great Amwell, Ware , Herts at Boarding School

1903 Apr 21. 6th Battalion, the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), Ralph Stratford Wickham, Gent., to be Second Lieutenant.

1905 Feb 21. Promoted Lt in Militia

1906 May 7. Resigns his commission

1911 census at Godalming, Surrey

1915 Apr 10. Ralph Stratford Wickham, late Lieutenant, 6th Battalion (Militia), to be temporary Captain .

1917 Oct 17. Promoted Major

1919 Jan/Mar Married in London to JEANIE SAWERS

1919 Oct 5. Maj. R. S. Wickham relinquishes his commission on account of ill-health contracted on active service, and retains the rank of Maj .

1920 Sep 25. SWB issued

1921 Feb 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 1630. Posted to O Coy

1921 Mar 18 Resigned from ADRIC

1921 Nov 27 Ralph Stratford Wickham, late. Serv. Bns., to be Maj. 15th Nov. 1921, with seniority 27th Nov. 1919.

1933 Sep 3. Removed from Reserve of Officers due to age limit.

1943 On electoral roll in Melbourne, Australia. He is a Civil Servant

1947 Feb 20. Melbourne Argus notice WICKHAM.-On February 20. at a private hospital. Melbourne. Major Ralph Stratford Wickham (Royal Fusiliers), dearly beloved husband of Jeanie. (Privately cremated.)


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