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Arthur John PICKEN

Regimental number5246
Place of birthElphinstone Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
Address10 Manallick Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Maurice, 10 Manallick Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Light Horse Brigade, 1st Signal Troop - 13th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th DS Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

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

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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