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Henry James PIKE

Regimental number1032
Place of birthGoldsborough Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Pike, Geldsborough, Victoria
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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