ALONZO HAROLD PITT

 

 

Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 18th December 1915.

Enlistment Location: Woolwich, Kent.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 7594

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   10, Eagle Street, Ipswich.

 

Alonzo was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Albert Buggs Pitt, 45, a Dealer, born Stradbrooke, Suffolk.

Rosa Pitt (nee Bloomfield), 42, born Laxfield, Suffolk.

Ernest Pitt, 11, born Ipswich.

Ethel M. Pitt, 9, born Ipswich.

Rose Pitt, 5, born Ipswich.

Arthur Pitt, 2 months, born Ipswich.

 

1901   36, Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich.

 

Harold was 13 years old, a Domestic Page Boy. He was a boarder at the home of 50 year old, Dressmaker, Hannah Mannell and her family.

 

1911   Egypt

 

Harold was 22 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment.

 

Harold’s mother, Rosa Pitt, died November 1892, Ipswich. His father, Albert Buggs Pitt, died 1900, Ipswich.

 

Albert’s brother, Ernest Pitt became his next of kin.

 

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