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Ivan Fargahan William PIDGEON

Regimental number3418
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil engineering cadet
AddressCaversham, Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Pidgeon, O.C. 6th Field Coy. Engineers, A.I.Force
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Engrs
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Fargahan and Farquhar
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Constance PIDGEON, 18 Storthes Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia

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