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Alfred Keith PITMAN

Regimental number17148
Date of birth7 June 1875
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolAdelaide High School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T G Pitman, Charles Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps February 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Ambulance
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date22 January 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Tolbert Lawrence PITMAN, 44th Bn, killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 5 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Gassed, Villers-Bretonneux, France, May 1918; invalided to 49th Casualty Clearing Station; rejoined unit; returned to Australia, 10 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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