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John Frederick PYKE

Regimental number1792
Place of birthAlbury New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeonards Hill, Daylesford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Pyke, Leonards Hill, Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 56), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and J. PYKE, Leonard's Hill, Victoria

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