Herbert Pickersgill – Private 28997

Hebert was born in Crossgates

He was baptised 16th May 1880 in Manston Parish
Served with 14th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
Killed in Action 30th May 1918 At the time his address was  Mirfield
Commemorated at:
Soissons Memorial Soissons
Departement de l’Aisne
Picardie, France
Plot: Final resting place unknown. Name listed on the Soissons Memorial. ref MR 18 N-Y Stone 5B

Herbert Pickersgill Certificate

Commemorated in Garforth Cemetery Plot B35

Father – Benjamin P.( b. 1857 in Crossgates)
Mother – Esther Ann (b. 1857 in Whitkirk)
Brother – Alfred P. (b.1879 in Crossgates)
Herbert Pickersgill (b. 1880 in Crossgates)
Brother – Percy P. (b.1883 in Crossgates)
Brother William P. (b. 1885 in Garforth)
Brother – Alvara P. (b. 1889 in Garforth)
Sister – Sarah Elizabeth P. (b.1892 in Garforth)
Brother – Harry P. (b. 1893 in Garforth)
Brother – Albert Ernest P. (b 1898 in Garforth)
In 1901 the family were living in Strawberry Avenue where Herbert was an Auxillary Postman