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John Pike was born in 1899 in Nottingham and was the son of the late John and Mary Pike . He was the adopted son of Richard and Susan (later Broomhead) Parr of 24 Duke's Place Barker Gate Nottingham. In the 1911 census his family are living at 3 Whitehall Place, Goose Gate, Nottingham and are shown as Richard Parr 47 yrs a foundry labourer and Susan Parr 46 yrs a charwoman, John Parr 12 yrs a scholar. in the census they state they have been married 13 yrs and have 1 child.
21 May 1916
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Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Private John Pike (served as Parr his adopted parents name ), enlisted at Nottingham and initially served with the service number 25794 in the Sherwood Foresters Regiment . He was serving with the 140th Company Machine Gun Corps, when he was killed in action on 21st May 1916. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
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