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Ernest Arthur PITCHER

Regimental number29681
Place of birthBrighton Beach, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressAnderson Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F Pitcher, Anderson Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military service22nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date24 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 119
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 17 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: Frederick and Elizabeth PILCHER, "Frenchencourt", Punt Hill, South Yarra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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