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Pickavance brothers in ww1
« on: Sunday 24 September 17 10:03 BST (UK) »
Looking for information on Joseph and Samuel pickavance who both fought and died in World War One. Joseph born about 1883 Serb no 240966 served as rifleman in 2/5 south lancashire regiment and died 1/1/1918. his brother samuel was born about 1888 Serb no 1165 in 5 battalion south lancashire regiment and died 4/5/1915

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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 24 September 17 10:16 BST (UK) »
Puzzled about your references to "born Serb"?

Commonwealth War Graves Commission has:

Rifleman Joseph Pickavance, 240966
"D" Company, 2nd/5th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment
Died 1/1/1918 aged 35
Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Pickavance, of 19, Volunteer St., St. Helens, Lancs.
Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial

Private S Pickavance, 1165
5th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment
Died 4th May 1915
Commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 24 September 17 10:22 BST (UK) »
1901 census
Volunteer Street, St Helens, Lancashire

Pickavance, William  Head  M  42  Coal Miner (Hewer)  b St Helens
Pickavance, Elizabeth  Wife  F  42  b St Helens
Pickavence, Peter  Son  M  19  Day Wage Miner  b St Helens
Pickavance,  Joseph  Son  M  17  Glass Works Labourer  b St Helens
Pickavance, Nellie  Daughter  F  14  b St Helens
Pickavance, Samuel  Son  M  12  Boy Glass Works  b St Helens
Pickavance, James  Son  M  6  b St Helens
Pickavance, William  Son  M  3  b St Helens
Pickavance, Margaret  Daughter  F  1  b St Helens
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 24 September 17 10:44 BST (UK) »
Rifleman 240966 Joseph Pickavance - St hel4ens memorial with photograph and other details

http://www.sthelensrollsofhonour.co.uk/casualty-1717-Joseph_Pickavance.html

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240966. 'D' Coy. 2nd/5th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment. 1st January 1918. Age 35. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Pickavance.

Burial Tyne Cot Memorial  Zonnebeke Arrondissement Ieper West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11956400&ref=acom

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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 24 September 17 10:47 BST (UK) »
St Helens War Memorial - Private 1165 - Samuel Pickavance - 4 May 1915


http://www.sthelensrollsofhonour.co.uk/casualty-940-Samuel_Pickavance.html

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Burial: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Boulogne-sur-Mer du Pas-de-Calais Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot: VIII. B. 31.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56257516&ref=acom

1891 - 4 William Street St Helens.

William Pickavance   32 Elizabeth Pickavance   32
Peter Pickavance   9 Joseph Pickavance   7
Ellen Pickavance   4 Samuel Pickavance   2
Margaret Pickavance   3 months.

RG12 Piece 3020 Folio 25 Page 44

Probably the marriage at Ormskirk registered June 1881 - 8b 979
William Pickavance and Elizabeth Bridge.



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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 24 September 17 10:57 BST (UK) »
22 King Street St Helens Lancashire 1881 (UK Census was 3 April 1881) - William with parents and siblings.

Samuel Pickavance   47 Born 1834. Coal-Miner.
Elizabeth Pickavance   43
William Pickavance   22 Peter Pickavance   21
Elizabeth Pickavance   16 Samuel Pickavance   14
James Pickavance   12 Margaret Pickavance   7
Ellen Pickavance   5 Jane Pickavance   2 Sarah Pickavance   
William Collinson   26 Lodger.
George Henry Horrocks   24 Lodger

RG11 Piece 3733 Folio 82 Page: 44

Samuel had married Elizabeth Anders 2 August 1857 Prescot, St Helens, Lancashire.
Samuel's father was Peter Pickavance and Elizabeth Anders father was William Anders.

Baptism of Samuel Pickavance

http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/St-Helens/sthelen/baptisms_1833-1834.html

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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 24 September 17 14:00 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the help much appreciated

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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 24 September 17 15:20 BST (UK) »
May be possible to add more as for your Atherton post if it is of interest?

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I am Zoe Northeast, granddaughter of Maximilian Double.
 
It is with great difficulty I share with you that in the early hours of 07 August 2021, Maximilian passed away unexpectedly but peacefully.

With deep sadness,
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Re: Pickavance brothers in ww1
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 24 September 17 15:40 BST (UK) »
Ooh yes if you have any more information id love it thank you so much