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Pitt, Victor Leslie (175)

Place of Birth: North Melbourne, VIC

Age: 24 years 3 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 18 August 1914 – South Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 175           view online service record

237 Princes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
S Pitt
Seymour, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Orvieto A3
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Thursday, 20 January 1916
Discharged: Friday, 9 June 1916


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted August 25, 2017 6.12 pm 0Likes

    “Private V. L. Pitt, wounded, is 25 years of age, and was a member of the 5th A.I.R., now disbanded. He is a good rifle shot, and was one of the first to enlist. Prior to the outbreak of war, he was a trusted employe of Inglis,
    Smith and Co.. ship chandlers. He is the youngest son of Seymour Pitt, late Victoran Railways, and resided with his sister, Mrs. E. V. Fitcher, at 237 Princes-street, Port Melbourne, and not at Seymour, as
    previously stated in tihe official list”.
    “CAREERS OF THE FALLEN” The Age, 18 May, 1915

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