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Claud Wilfred Leo PITTENDRIGH

Regimental number2190
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolBathurst Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial agent
AddressWattle Flat, via Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, William Pittendrigh,Wattle Flat, via Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Unit name1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 July 1918
Place of death or woundingCrouy, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 15), Crouy-Siur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily PITTENDRIGH, Wattle Flat, Bathurst, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 33911 Driver Keith russell Paget PITTENDRIGH, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919; Cousins: 1745 Pte Edmund PITTENDRIGH, 18th Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1915; 149 Corporal Norman Thomas PITTENDRIGH, 1st Bn, killed in action, 6 August 1915; 896 Corporal Robert Reginald PITTENDRIGH, 13th Bn, died of wounds, 29 August 1915.
Other details

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

Place of burialCrouy, France. British Cemetery Crouy-sur-Somme, France. Plot 3, Row E, Grave No. 15

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