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Charles Clarence PITT

Regimental number3196
Place of birthLongford Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHadspen, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs S E Pritt, Entally, Hadspen, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. during the period of February to September, 1918, and for 2 years previously, has acted as Company Quarter-Master Sergeant, has participated in all engagements, and has personally seen to the comfort of his men in the Line under all conditions, and out of the Line. Though it was never part of his duty to see hot food brought to the Front Line during an action, C.Q.M.S. Pitt has never failed to do so.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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