Talbert Lawrence PITMAN MC

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PITMAN, Talbert Lawrence

Service Number: 10794
Enlisted: 20 December 1915, Goulburn, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, South Australia , 7 August 1891
Home Town: Norwood, South Australia
Schooling: Adelaide High School
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 5 October 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Passchendaele, New British Cemetery
Plot XIII, Row C, Grave 11.
Memorials: Adelaide High School Honour Board, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Norwood War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 10794, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, Goulburn, New South Wales
25 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 10794, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 10794, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
28 Aug 1917: Honoured Military Cross, Third Ypres, Second Lieutenant
21 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 44th Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN 10794, 44th Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Talbert Lawrence PITMAN was born on 7th August, 1891 at Norwood, South Australia

His parents were Talbert Goss PITMAN and Eliza Emma LAWRENCE