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Charles PITT

Regimental number2969
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11.25"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Pitt, Perth, Blackboy Hill Camp, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAlbany, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1917
Discharge date2 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917; marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford, 11 January 1917.

Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 18 July 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 28 August 1917; disembarked Fremantle, 14 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: aortic stenosis: pre-existing condition), Fremantle, 2 November 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PITT Charles

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