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Lyall PIDCOCK

Regimental number2879
Place of birthIngleburn New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressManly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Pidcock, Crescent, Crown Road, Queenscliffe via Manly, New South Wales
Previous military service17th Infantry
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2878 Sapper Harold Alonzo PIDCOCK, 2nd Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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