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John Morris PICKEN

Regimental number4591
Place of birthCasterton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCasterton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Picken, Penola Road, Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 15), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily PICKEN, Mount Gambier Road, Casterton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle: 6556 Sapper John TUFFNELL, 14th Field Company Engineers, killed in action, 30 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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