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Frederick Ernest PYKE

Regimental number271
Place of birthDaylesford Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeonards Hill, Daylesford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Pyke, Leonards Hill, Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Headstone inscription reads: 'In memory of an Anzac who served 1482 days abroad'.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 April 1971
Age at death76
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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