Murlin Joshua "Slim" Pickens, Sgt, DCM

Map point: Born in and lived in Glamorgan township at time of enlistment in 1939

Date of birth: 1917

Birthplace: Glamorgan township, Haliburton, Ontario

Residence at time of enlistment: Gooderham

Service Branch: Canadian Army

Unit: Perth Regiment, C Company

Service #: A11701

Notes on war service: He was presented the Distinguished Conduct Medal by King George VI.

Killed in action? : No

Overseas burial location: N/A

Notes on life after the war: 

Link to Settlers of Highlands East Family Tree website

Information submitted by: Adele Espina

Photo Information & source: 1. Newspaper article about Sgt. Pickens receiving the Distinguished Conduct Medal -  courtesy of