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PITT Henry married Jane ANDERSON & Matilda BOWMAN

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Marriage details for Henry and Jane.


Groom: Henry Charles PITT.
Age: 24 years.
Status: Single.
Father: Ebenezer PITT.

Bride: Jane ANDERSON.
Age: 21 years.
Status: Single.
Father: Archibald ANDERSON.

Date married: 13 January 1886.
Place: Residence of Mr. ANDERSON, Parkville, South Australia.

Jane died 28 July 1886 in Heywood, South Australia, aged 21 years.
No children located for Henry and Jane.



Marriage details for Henry and Matilda.


Groom: Henry Charles PITT.
Age: 27 years.
Status: Widower.
Father: Ebenezer PITT.

Bride: Matilda BOWMAN.
Age: 28 years.
Status: Single.
Father: Thomas BOWMAN.

Date married: 05 April 1889.
Place: Wesleyan Church, Maitland, South Australia.

Three children located South Australian records for Henry and Matilda.


[1]

Hubert Bowman PITT.
Born: 16 March 1890, Stanbury, South Australia.
Died: -

Married: Nellie May VANSTONE.
Date: 21 January 1915.
Place: Kadina, South Australia.


[2]

Clara May PITT.
Born: 31 May 1892 Stanbury, South Australia.
Died: -


[3]

Roy Henry PITT.
Born: 10 December 1896, Stanbury, South Australia.
Died: 11 August 1918, France, aged 22 years.

Roy enlisted with the 10th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force on the 01 August 1916. His description on enlistment was recorded as 19 years and 7 months old, 5 feet 10 and 1/4 inches high, fair complexion, brown eyes and fair hair. Next of kin named as Matilda PITT.

Killed in action on the 11 August 1918 in France and buried at the Heath Cemetery, 2500 yards North of Harronnieres.

Medals issued were the 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.


Roy's military record of 62 pages contains a lot of information, including his Last Will and Testament. These records are available online and take a bit of time to read.


Sources:

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, South Australia.

WW1 Service Records.

Surnames: ANDERSON BOWMAN PITT VANSTONE
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by PittThurbon on 2013-01-20 13:32:46

Hi
Please could ypu tell me where I can see Roy enry Pitt's service record and will. I am researching Pitts in Adelaide area. Charles and William Pitt emigrated from Cambridgeshire in the 1800s and were brothers to my 3x great gandmother Mary Pitt, to whom they sent money via letters.

by tonkin on 2013-01-20 16:49:25

Greetings PittThurbon.

You can view Roy's service records online at the Australian War Memorial

www.awm.gov.au/atwar/ww1

or obtain a full copy for $25.00.

Cheers.

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