Joseph Outten PITT


PITT, Joseph Outten

Service Number: 673
Enlisted: 29 December 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, 11 September 1890
Home Town: Childers, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Appletree Creek State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (pneumonia), 3rd Southern Hospital, Oxford, England, 27 October 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Apple Tree Creek Honour Board, Apple Tree Creek War Memorial (Digger), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, C.S.R. Co`s Childers Mill Roll of Honour, Childers Memorial Hall (Isis District Pictorial War Memorial), Isis District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 673, Brisbane, Queensland
5 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 673, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 673, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
27 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 673, 42nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

The cousin of 1714 Pte. George Pitt (/explore/people/154359) who enlisted 2 months prior, and who also resided in the district of Apple Tree Creek/Childers.

After transferring to England from France Pte. J. Pitt died from Pneumonia on the 27th October 1918