PICKERING, Alfred George

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
CH/X 111702
Died : 
Saturday, June 3, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 

Marine Alfred Pickering died during a raid on the Island of Brac, Yugoslavia. Initially buried with others on Brac near Nerezische, their remains were later reinterred in a collective grave at Belgrade War Cemetery.
Those buried with him are Marines Hopper and Tarrant of 40RM Commando, and Marines Brookes, Cooper, Hurst, Ivens, and Williamson of 43RM Commando.

Sources
CWGC main entry.
CWGC Grave Registration Report.
Email response from CWGC verifying location of initial burial.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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