Unit: 2d Cavalry
Hometown: South Dakota
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
Note: PVT Picking’s death is mentioned in the book “F Troop, The Real One Through the Eyes of Trooper” by James V Morrison.