HENRY PIKE 1878–?
Born 23rd June 1878 Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire
Married 1909 to Annie Elizabeth Lonsdale
Daughters Alice born 1910, Annie 1913, son George born 1921
Date of death unknown
Living at Holme Pierrepont with mother Elizabeth Pike 26 and grandfather John, an agricultural labourer age 69 and a boarder Henry Wilson, age nine. Elizabeth is sister to Samuel Pike, grandfather of Charles Wightman Pike.
Henry Pike was twelve and employed as a farm boy. He was living on Back Lane, Radcliffe on Trent with his mother Elizabeth Roberts, now married, stepfather Joseph Roberts, a labourer, stepsisters Alice 3, Sarah 2, and stepbrother John, age one.
Living in Darlington with wife Annie Elizabeth and daughter Alice. Employed as a builder’s labourer.
Service Number: 294, 290282
Military Unit: Royal Garrison Artillery 158th Battery 38th brigade 1st Hull Heavy battery.
Theatre of War: Africa (March 1916-Nov 1917) and France (July 1918-Feb 1919)
Enlisted 17th April 1915. Height 5ft 6½ins, weight 147 lbs, chest 37ins, occupation Rigger in Hull, address West Lane, Hedon Hill, Hull
7.2.16: Embarked Devenport
16.3.16: Disembarked Kilindini, Joined naval detachment Kilindini, Kenya
Nov 16: Malaria, sent to Dar es Salaam Hospital
29.1.17: Cape Town Hospital
3.3.17: Devenport Hospital
25.4.17: Oxford Hospital, U.K.
5.5.17-6.7.17: Ripon Hospital, U.K.
12.1.18: Winchester Hospital, U.K.
12.1.18-4.3.18: Oxford Hospital, U.K.
July 1918: France
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
From the 1939 Register
Address: Windsor House, Charles Street, Hedon, Yorkshire
Occupation: general labourer
Household: living with wife Annie born 3.2.1886 and son George born 15.4.21
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born in Radcliffe on Trent.