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Hugh Allingham STITT

Regimental number745
Place of birthTaree, Manning River, New South Wales
AddressJohnstone River, Innisfail, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 8"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Mary Allingham Stitt, McLean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 December 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary STITT
Discharge date28 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 3 July 1917; disembarked Sydney, 29 August 1917, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 28 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death11 December 1932
Age at death62
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, STITT Hugh Allingham

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