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Willlam John PICKUP

Regimental number727
Place of birthWanganui New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address433 Manilla House, Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusDivorced
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSon, W.A Pickup, c/o Hawkins, Lockhart and Fitzherbert, Palmerston North, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William PICKUP, Maungaturoto, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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