Born: 30th March 1888, Ipswich.

Baptised: 4th February 1891, at St. Botolph Church, Colchester, Essex. Parents: Frederick Samuel & Ellen Pettitt.

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

Residence: 19, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

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.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 19 – 33.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,






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.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick Pettitt – father.

 Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Battalion

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