See also

Percy PICKETT (1882-1961)

Name: Percy PICKETT1
Sex: Male
Father: Walter PICKETT (1844-1930)
Mother: Elizabeth HAYSOM (1844-1937)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 13 Nov 1882 Hampstead, London, England
Baptism 6 Dec 1882 (age 0) Hampstead, London, England
39 Fleet Road, Hampstead
At At Saviour's Hampstead
Education 26 Jan 1891 (age 8) Latchmere School Wandsworth; Wandsworth, London, England2
25 Kandahar Road
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 8) Battersea, London, England3
29 Mantua Street, Battersea
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 8) Scholar; Battersea, London, England3
Enlisted (Military) 28 Oct 1916 (age 33)
67 Sistova Rd Balham
Called up to join 4th Bn East Surrey Regiment. Transferrd on 3 May 1917 to 2/1st Royal Wilts Yeomanry. November 1917 Compulsorily transferred to the Labour Corps, and posted to No 597 (H.S) Emp Coy Warley, then to Clacton 9 Nov 1917 ransferred to 5th Bn Rifle Brigade, Eastchurch 27/6/1918.. Discharged 2/1/19 as physically unfit - double hernia and bad teeth. Heart and lungs normal, but bad teeth deteriorated to pyorrhaea. pale, emaciated teeth defective, and has lost flesh Unfit for military service. Blamed some of his health problems on working in bake house.
Occupation 1916 (age 33-34) Baker
When he enlisted
Death 1961 (age 78-79) Richmond, Surrey, England4

Individual Note

Percy cannot be found in the 1901 census and it is likely, according to the family, that he served in South Africa in the Boer War like his brother Sidney.


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
2"Ancestry London School Admissions and Discharges 1840-1911" (London Metropolitan Archives).
3"Census 1891 Battersea, London, England RG12/431 Folio 145 page 32 (Elizabeth Pickett nee Haysom)" (RG12/431 Folio 145 page 32).
4judher1, "WE0C48~2 Family Tree on Ancestry" (Online). Stuart and Pat Pickett's Tree.