Pickard George Hubert Pte 4459407

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Personnel Entry

Pte G H Pickard's CWGC headstone.
Pte G H Pickard's CWGC headstone.

Name Pickard George Hubert
Army number 4459407
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Research identifies several possible contenders for this man's identity, the most likely being that he was born in Sunderland with a mother's maiden name of Batty.
Age 20
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no Enlistment Date as yet. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority:- L. Casualties 20/5/42 (The date of death is 20/5/40, although notification was delayed for two years).
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row E, Grave 13, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS