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William McIntyre PITT

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchoolmaster
AddressMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Miss B Pitt, 105 Newington Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name2nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 29 September 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He gallantly led two successful raids on the enemy's trenches displaying great courage and determination.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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