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James PYE

Regimental number2887
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
AddressAnnandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Miss Susan Pye, 18 Rose Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2872 Pte John Thomas PYE, A. Headquarters, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 July 1971
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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