Alfred Keith PITMAN

Badge Number: 25987
25987

PITMAN, Alfred Keith

Service Number: 17148
Enlisted: 4 September 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Field Ambulance
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 1 June 1895
Home Town: Norwood, South Australia
Schooling: Adelaide High School, South Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, South Australia, 3 June 1957, aged 62 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Adelaide High School Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

4 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 17148, Adelaide, South Australia
23 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 17148, Army Medical Corps (AIF), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 17148, Army Medical Corps (AIF), HMAT Borda, Adelaide
21 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 17148, 11th Field Ambulance
Date unknown: Wounded SN 17148, 11th Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...17148 Private Alfred Keith (Keith) Pitman, Reinforcements, Australian Army Medical Corps, of Norwood, SA. Pte Pitman enlisted on 4 September 1916 and embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Borda on 23 June 1917. He later served with the 11th Field Ambulance. His brother, Lieutenant Talbert Lawrence Pitman served with the 44th Battalion and was killed in action on 5 October 1917 in Belgium." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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