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GEORGE PERCIVAL PITT

PITT,  GEORGE PERCIVAL

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  10/920

UNIT:   WELLINGTON INFANTRY BATTALION

BORN:       25/05/1890      -       CANTERBURY      

DIED:     16/05/1915        KILLED IN ACTION             
         
PLACE:    GALLIPOLI, TURKEY    
    
SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PROTESTANT

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mr and Mrs Tom PITT, HASTINGS

SIBLINGS:           

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr Tom PITT (father), 719 Outram Rd, HASTINGS

OCCUPATION:  LABOURER

EMPLOYER:   COLES BROS, ONGA ONGA

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   BENONI, HAVELOCK RD, HASTINGS 
    
HEIGHT:   5’ 8”        WEIGHT:    9st. 12lb.        CHEST:   36⅛”

COMP:   FAIR        EYES:   GREY            HAIR:  FAIR
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  LONE PINE MEMORIAL (No.76), ANZAC, TURKEY     
    

ENLISTED:   NAPIER                DATE:   15/08/1914

MAIN BODY:     YES               REINFORCEMENT:                

MILITARY RECORD:
15/08/1914.  POSTED WELLINGTON INFANTRY BATTALION.
15/10/1914.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT No.7 ‘LIMERICK’.
04/12/1914.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
16/05/1915.  KILLED IN ACTION, GALLIPOLI, TURKEY.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.