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Raymond PIKE

Regimental number4873
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressDarcey Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Pike, Darcey Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Commonwealth Volunteers; discharged; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of petrol stenosis.
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date24 November 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 27 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit) cardiac disease: dyspnoea), Sydney, 24 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1929
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PIKE Raymond

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