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Ernest William PITTY

Regimental number20995
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSalesman
Address2nd Avenue, Sandgate, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Pitty, 2nd Avenue, Sandgate, Queensland
Previous military service7th Infantry
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 34th Battery
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 30 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Annie PITTY, 3rd Avenue, Sandgate, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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