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Forename(s): James Arthur
Place of Birth: Broughton, Yorkshire
Service No: 24463
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 3rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-05-05
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: W. 27.
CWGC Cemetery: BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
James Arthur Pickard was the son of William and Catherine Pickard, née Whitaker. William was born at Broughton and Catherine [at Marton Scar?] in the Parish of East Marton, Yorkshire.
1881 Broughton, Yorkshire Census: 1, Sulpher Wells Cottage, James Arthur Pickard, aged 3 months, born Broughton, son of William and Catherine Pickard.
1891 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 9, Ramsden Court, Great Horton - James A. Pickard, aged 10 years, born Craven, Yorkshire, son of Wm and Catherine Pickard.
1901 Blackpool, Lancashire Census: 3, Exmouth Place - James Pickard, aged 20 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of Catherine and [stepson of] Edward Meal. [Catherine had married Edward Meal in 1899.]
James was married to Elizabeth Kezia Waring in 1902.
1911 Blackpool, Lancashire Census: 21, Layton Lane - James Arthur Pickard, aged 30 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, husband of Elizabeth Kezia Pickard.
The British Army Service Record for James Arthur Pickard exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James A. Pickard, 24463, R. Lanc. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte James Arthur Pickard, 24463, 8 R. Lanc. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte James Arthur Pickard, 24463, Depot Royal Lancs. Date and Place of Death: 5.5.17 Cambridge Hospital Aldershot wounds. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Elizabeth K. £6 13s. 0d.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division
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