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John Thomas PYE

Regimental number2872
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
AddressAnnandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss Susan Pye, 18 Rose Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 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 RollA Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2887 Pte James PYE, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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