Picking, Joseph E

Rank: Private

Unit: 2d Cavalry

Hometown: South Dakota

Campaign: Peacetime

Died: 10 September 1935

Cause of death: Killed on his horse crossing the road at Fort Riley while on duty.

Location of fatality: Fort Riley, Kansas

Place of interment: Fort Riley Cemetery at Fort Riley, Kansas

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Note: PVT Picking’s death is mentioned in the book “F Troop, The Real One Through the Eyes of Trooper” by James V Morrison.