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Regimental number4123
Place of birthNewport Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMidland Junction PO, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinAunt, Elizabeth Pitterson, Storekeeper, Glen Forrest, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 28 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1918
Date of death18 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No.17) (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
True name PITTERSEN, H.B. Parents: Benjamin and Hannah PITTERSEN. Native of Glen Forest, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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