|Place of birth||Magill, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||John Street, Payneham, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Louisa A Pitt, John Street, Payneham, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|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 Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No 4), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles and Louisa Ann PITT, John Street, Payneham, South Australia|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 20 July 1916.
Identification disc received from Germany (German Death List, 4 November 1916). No particulars were afforded except that soldier is deceased. To be reported as KILLED IN ACTION 20/7/16.
German report, 2 August 1916: 'austr, Sold. Pitt, H.C. Erk. Mrk. 595. 32.Bn. B. Coy am 19.7.16 in Gegen Fromelles gefallen.'
Note on Red Cross File No 2160804: 'The above name appeared on German death list dated 4-11-16.'
Originally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 6), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PITT Harold Charles
Red Cross file 2160804