Leonard PIKE


PIKE, Leonard

Service Number: 937
Enlisted: 18 February 1915, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kilburn, London, England, 1892
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engine Driver
Died: Illness (Heart failure), Gallipoli, 27 October 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row C, Grave 74 Chaplain W.C. Smith officiated Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 937, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 937, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 937, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alfred and Emma Elizabeth Pike of 80 Harrington Road, Walthamstow, London, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal