Regimental number2136
Place of birthJamestown South Australia
AddressC/o Bon Marche, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Mrs Catherine Ward, Scott Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date9 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 October 1917
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 81), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Margaret PITCHFORD. Native of Jamestown, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal