Charles Pickup was the son of Benjamin and Fanny Pickup of 74a Hayward Street, Accrington. He was born at Accrington.
 
His home address was 34 Errol Street, Aigburth.
 
He was lost when the passenger liner R.M.S. Falaba was torpedoed and sunk 60 miles west of St.Ann's Head, Wales on the 28th March 1915.