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Maxwell Frederick Howard PETTITT

Regimental number5308
Place of birthWindsor, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTraveller
AddressEnterprise Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7.5"
Weight194 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kezia Pettitt, Enterprise Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date24 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous details*Surname spelt PETTIT on NAA
Date of death8 March 1944

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