ALBERT PETTITT

 

 

Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 16th June 1915; age 26; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 14th August 1914.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 8810

Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 19 – 33.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Gooding’s Court, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

 

Albert was 13 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Frederick Samuel Pettitt, 47, a Shoe Rivetter, born Eye, Suffolk.

Ellen Pettitt ((nee Catchpole) 1st marriage Andrews), 40, born Monewden, Suffolk.

Francis Frederick C. Pettitt, 17, a Grocer’s Porter, born Ipswich – died 1910, Ipswich.

 

1911   South Africa.

 

Albert was 22 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the Royal Scot’s Fusiliers.

 

 Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Battalion

 

 

 

 

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