Service Number: 3226
Enlisted: 2 August 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Little Broughton, Cockermouth, England, 1890
Home Town: Steels Creek, Yarra Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Groom
Died: Killed in Action, France, 8 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3226, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
26 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3226, 24th Infantry Battalion
26 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3226, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
26 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3226, Gunshot wounds to the right foot and left arm
8 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3226, 8th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Clement and Jane Elizabeth (Annie) Pickering of Brighton, Cumberland, England

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal