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Reginald PICKERSGILL

Regimental number5482
Place of birthBlackburn England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address141 Allan Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Pickersgill, Langham Road, Blackburn, England
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, row F, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily PICKERSGILL, 44 East Park Road, Blackburn, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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