PICKERING, Robert Anthony

Known as: 
Tony
Rank: 
Telgraphist
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Navy
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
C/JX271296
Died : 
Saturday, December 9, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 

Telegraphist Robert Anthony Pickering is listed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as serving attached to HMS Nile when he died. [1]  HMS Nile was a RN shore establishment in Alexandria. 

Extract from the Manchester Evening News Monday 18 December 1944

Roll of Honour - PICKERING :- In Dec., killed in action in Greece, TONY (R.N. Commando) the dearly loved son of Gladys Thomas [2].

His Service Record should be checked for confirmation of service in a Commando. In the meantime he is listed in our Special Service Roll of Honour (Service in a Commando not fully established).

Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] Manchester Evening News
[2] British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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