Born: 1899, Wetherden, Suffolk.

Died: 16th September 1916; age 17; KiA.

Residence: Waterloo, London.

Enlistment Location: Bermondsey, South London.


Rank: Private/Sniper; Service Number: 681476

Regiment: London Regiment, 1st/22nd Battalion (The Queens).


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & face 9D 9C 13C & 12C.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Herbert John & Eleanor Jessie Pyke, of 36, Purplett Street, Ipswich.




1901   The Street, Wetherden, Suffolk.


Edwin was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Herbert John Pyke, 27, a Carpenter, born Stowupland, Suffolk.

Eleanor Jessie Pyke (nee Pearson), 30, born London.

Lewis John Pyke, 3 months, born Wetherden.


1911   West Green Cottages, East Bergholt, Suffolk.


Edwin was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Herbert, 38, an Engine Driver – Stationary – Miller.

Eleanor, 40.

Lewis, 10.

Howard Gordon Pyke, 7, born Wetherden.

Gracie May Pyke, 5, born Wetherden.

Margaret Ellen Pyke, 3, born East Bergholt.


Soldiers’ Effects to Herbert J. Pyke – father.


London Regiment, 1st/22nd Battalion (The Queens).



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