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William Joseph PYKE

Regimental number5523
Place of birthLeonards Hill Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressLeonard Hill PO, Leonard Hill, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Pyke, 175 Franklin Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Date of death9 December 1919
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot I, Row 18 Grave No. 33), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
102
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs J. PYKE; husband of Mrs. V. PYKE. Native of Leonards Hill, Victoria. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.

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