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Samuel PITTMAN

Regimental number3092
Date of birth30 September 1897
Place of birthMerriwa, New South Wales
SchoolBow Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBow, via Merriwa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William A Pittman, Bow, via Merriwa, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 11 January 1918
Age at death20.3
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row B, Grave No. 14), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Bertha PITTMAN, Bow, Merriwa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: France, Belgium. Wounded at Passchendaele, Belgium; died as a prisoner of war, Germany.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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