PICKERING – Joseph Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion

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Rifle Brigade Cap Badge

British Crimea Medal (Alma Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps)

Turkish Crimea Medal

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NamePICKERING – Joseph
Regiment (s)Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1965
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd May 1842 / 17 years 6 months / Leicester Leicestershire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Islands – 1 year 8 months.
Cape of Good Hope (Kaffir Wars) – 5 years 5 months.
Crimea – 1 year 10 months.
British North America – 1 year 10 months
Length of Service21 years 15 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th November 1863 / Hamilton Canada
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Balaklava Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
South Africa Medal (Kaffir Wars)
Intended Residence at
Kibworth Leicestershire England
Pension Districts1863 Leicester
1866 Liverpool
Pension Paid10d per diem
1881 increased to 1/4d per diem  for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of BirthNot yet known
Date/Place of Baptismbap 24th October 1824 Kibworth Beauchamp Leicester
Date/Place of Birth
B 1788-1792 Tur Langton Leicester
D 1862, 1863 or 1865 Leicestershire
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
19th November 1821 Kibworth Beauchamp Leicester England
D Quarter 3 1843 Leicester
SiblingsGeorge bap 24th October 1824 Kibworth Beauchamp Leicester England
Sarah bap 9th May 1826 St Nicholas Leicester England
William bap 1829-1833 Tur Langton Leicestershire England
Eliza B 1833 Leicester England
Lucy B Quarter 1 1838 Tur Langton Leicestershire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1876 Fremantle St John’s Church of England Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeStillborn 1877 Fremantle Western Australian
Stephen B 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1881 Fremantle Western Australia
Joseph William B 1st September 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
M ERWOOD (nee OAKLEY) Eliza or Ella 1906 Fremantle Western Australia
D 4th March 1961 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section 1961 Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Florence May B 5th November 1882 Fremantle Western Australia
M SCREEN William 1898 Fremantle Western Australia
D 15th August 1907 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Stephen (Steven) B 6th August 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
M HOUGH Helene Marie 1920 Fremantle
D 13th November 1951 Fremantle
bur Baptist Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Hilda Mary Catherine B 3rd August 1886 Fremantle Western Australia
M WATTS Ernest 1904 Perth Western Australia
D 27th May 1909 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Lucy B 3rd July 1891 Fremantle Western Australia
M ARMSTRONG Arthur H. 1906 Fremantle Western Australia
D 29th January 1960 Palmyra Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
George B 1892 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1892 Fremantle Western Australia
Henry Ernest George B 1894 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1898 Fremantle Western Australia
John Walter Frederic(k) B 1896 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1899 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeBALDWIN Denis
Date/Place of Marriage1899 unknown location
Children by 2nd HusbandNone
Land Grants Western
Fremantle Lot P89
1 acre
Wellington Lot 263
40 acres
Occupation after
Dairyman at Waterloo Western Australia
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Wills and Bequests
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th August 1897 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
28th January 1925 North Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationAttended Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Banquet at Government House in 1897