Cecil Robert Arthur PYE DSO, MID


PYE, Cecil Robert Arthur

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 5 May 1915
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia, 13 July 1890
Home Town: Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Medical Practitioner
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery
II. A. 13.
Memorials: Newcastle Surf Club Life Saving Brigade Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

5 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, 17th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1915: Involvement Captain, 17th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
12 May 1915: Embarked Captain, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
22 Aug 1916: Embarked Major, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney
22 Aug 1916: Involvement Major, 17th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
19 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant Colonel, 19th Infantry Battalion
3 Apr 1917: Honoured Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
9 Apr 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
4 Oct 1917: Involvement 19th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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