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Cyril Frederick PITCHER

Date of birth14 June 1887
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurgeon
AddressVictor Harbour, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs I D E W Pitcher, Mulder's Vlei, Cape Colony, South Africa
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps Reserve
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
Promotions

Captain


Unit: MED LH2 Fld Amb
Promotion date: 19 October 1914

Major


Unit: MED 2nd Aust Cas Clr Stn
Promotion date: 14 November 1916

FateReturned to Australia 25 February 1919
Other details

War service: Promoted to Captain, 19 October 1914; attached to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance 20 November 1914. Attached to 3rd Battalion, 8 August, 1915; to 5th Light Horse 30 August 1915; to 1st Australian General Hospital 28 January 1916; Promoted to Major 14 November 1916. Attached to the 20th Casualty Clearing Station 25 November 1916; returned to Australia 10 September 1917. Re-embarked 5 January 1918; attached to 7th Field Ambulance 19 October 1918; attached to 6th Field Ambulance 22 November 1918. Returned to Australia 25 February 1919.

His brother, 1195 Sergeant R.C. Pitcher, served with the South African Medical Corps.

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