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Albert Enoch PICKSTOCK

Private 125692 Albert Enoch PICKSTOCK of 196th Labour Corps, (Formerly 63944, 3rd Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers)

Drowned Friday 25th January 1918, at Sea, Eight miles from Cape La Hague, Normandy, France, age 39

Home address:6 Shenton Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1879, Winsford, Cheshire
Parents:Hannah Pickstock and Thomas Pickstock of 30 Stockport Road, Marple, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Sarah Elizabeth Pickstock (née Robinson) of 4 Holme Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Weaver, Edward Hibbert and Co. Cotton Mill, Hyde
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France,   "Normandy" Memorial
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Died at sea near near Cherbourg when the London and South Western Railway's passenger ship, S.S. Normandy, was sunk by torpedo fired from a German submarine with the loss of 14 lives.