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Regimental number3931
Place of birthManchester
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCafe proprietor
AddressThe Mall, Leura, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Pickering, 218 Alfred Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialAlbert Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oswald and Elizabeth PICKERING; husband of Ellen PICKERING 77 Awaba Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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