Sydney Pickersgill


Submitted by Barry Sanderson

Although Sydney was born in Stafford his parents William &Florence Mary Pickersgill were born an bred in Sheffield, as was their parents. I believe that William went down there to find work but returned after Sydney’s birth
Born at 15 Friar street, Stafford on 30/8/1897, Sydney was killed on 17/10/1918.
He was 50075 11th Essex Bn. formerly 65018 North Staffordshire Regiment.
Awarded the British war and Victory medals.
According to their War Diaries the battle that Sydney was killed in was the last conflict that the 11 Bn. was engaged in that war.

Buried Plot 5 Row A Grave 14 Fr 441 Premont British Cemetery France










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