4th November 1918

Herman Alfred Pike

Private, 20652, 6th Btn Dorsetshire Regiment

Military History of Herman Alfred Pike 
       
1917
Age at enlistment 17 years 361 days (Born 27.07.1899)
Date of enlistment 23.06.1917
52 Hampshire Regiment [Number 20667] For military training.
Date of enlistment in to ‘A’ Company 6th Service Battalion Dorsetshire 28.08.1917 [Number 20652]
Posted 34th TRB, Sutton Veney, 30.08.1917
Posted 37th TRB, Sutton Veney, 08.09.1917
 
1918
Transferred to DEF France 09.04.1918
Joined 6th Dorsetshire Regiment in the field 10.04.1918
17th (Northern) Division, 50th Brigade, 6th Dorset, ‘A’ Company
Wounded in Action 04.11.1918
Admitted 52 Field Ambulance 05.11.1918
Admitted 18 Casualty Clearing Station 05.11.1918
[Malassises Apr 18 - Nov 18; Ytres Nov 18; Doullens Nov 18 - May 19]
Admitted 38 Casualty Clearing Station 05.11.1918 [Awoingt, Cambrai]
22 General Hospital, Camiers
 
To  England on HS Stad Antwerpen 12.11.1918
Chatham Military Hospital, Fort Pitt, Chatham from 12.11.1918
Operated on 16.11.1918 [extraction of bullet shrapnel from above right eye]
In hospital for 23 days
 
1919
Dispersed from Chatham Hospital            03.02.1919
Transferred to Class Z Army Reserve on Demobilisation                 04.03.1919
Date of transfer to Reserve         04.03.1919