Joseph Herbert Pickering (1894-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- PICKERING, JOSEPH HERBERT. Private. No 23416. 20th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Flockton, near Wakefield, 12.6.1894. Son of James and Elizabeth Pickering, 2 Lumb Lane, Almondbury. Educated Almondbury Church of England school. Employed as a firer by Messrs Sykes and Tunnicliffe, Northfield Mills, Almondbury. A member of the Almondbury Conservative Club. Was married in October, 1916, before he left for France. Lived 45 Watercroft, Almondbury. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 21.9.1917, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial.
- Brother of Private CECIL PICKERING died in Salonika, 6.12.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JOSEPH PICKERING
- regiment: Durham Light Infantry
- died: Friday, September 21, 1917
- record ID: 1636871
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1636871)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3511461)