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John Edwin Wallace PITCHFORD

Regimental number1877
Place of birthGladstone Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Pitchford, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death7 August 1963
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery

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