Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 23rd May 1897, Mistley, Essex.

Baptised: 20th June 1897, at St. Mary The Virgin Church, Mistley, Essex. Parents: Rebecca & John Pittock.

Died: 3rd October 1915; KiA.

Officially reported wounded and missing at Vernelles on the 3rd October 1915,

Residence: 39, Belstead Road, Ipswich.

Employed: with Phillips & Piper Ltd., Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 22nd June 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 18624

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, ‘A’ Company.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 37 & 38.

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1901   53, New Village, Branthan, Essex.


Victor was 3 years old he was living with his parents & brothers.

John Samuel Joseph Pittock, 31, a Hydraulic Pressman Xylonite, born Manningtree, Essex.

Rebecca Pittock (nee Hawkins), 43, born Elmstead Market, Essex.

Bertie George Pittock, 2, born Lawford, Essex.

Louis Harvey Pittock, 7 months, born Brantham, Essex.


1911   52, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.


Victor was 13 years old, an Apprentice Tailor’s Cutter – Wholesale Tailor. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 41, a Foreman – Manufacturing Packaging Depot – Tobacco Manufacturer.

Rebecca, 43.

Violet Rebecca Pittock, 16, a Shorthand Typist – Insurance Office, born Mistley, Essex.

Bertie, 12.

Louis, 10.


Soldiers’ Effects to John S.J. Pittock – father.

Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

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