John Wallington PITTARD

Regimental number3115
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o A S Brittle, Birrell Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMrs E Pittard, 407 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Immediate)

Recommendation date: 5 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Tresos Montes', 8 April 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 14 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 6 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Wellington.
SourcesNAA B2455 8018026