William Pickering was the son of James and Elizabeth Pickering. He was born about 1890 in Tobermore. Private William Pickering was serving with the 16th Battalion (B Company) of the Highland Light Infantry when he died on Wednesday 15th August 1917. Private Pickering is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.The CWGC record Private William Pickering as the son of James and Elizabeth Pickering, of 30 Canal Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow.
From the M8 exit at Junction 16 and head north on A 879 Craighall Road. Travel 2.5 miles on this road leading into Saracen Street and Balmore Road . Turn left into Skirska Street then second right on Tresta Road. Through the housing estate the entrance to Western Necropolis is on right hand side past the entrance to St Kentigerns Cemetery at the end of the road.