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William Harry PICKARD

Regimental number4095
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationFitter's labourer
AddressYarr Bay, La Perouse, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Pickard, Garden Street, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Discharge date18 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 10 September 1917; disembarked, Sydney, 16 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: nephritis), Sydney, 18 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 January 1961
Age at death76
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PICKARD William Harry

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