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Edward Henry DIKE

Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address272 McPherson Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Dike, 272 McPherson Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military service55th Infantry
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentQM & HON LT
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Member of the Order of the British Empire


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Officer of the Order of the British Empire


Recommendation date: "16 September to 11 November 1918"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsWar service: Western Front Medals: Order of the British Empire, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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