Norman Thomas Pittendrigh (1893 - 1915)

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Born November 25, 1893 in Blayney, New South Wales , Australia
Died August 6, 1915 at Gallipoli County, Çanakkale Province , Turkey at 21 years old. The cause of death is listed as: Killed in Action
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Blayney, New South Wales Australia

Military Service

1st Bn, A Company, Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Death

at Gallipoli Peninsula,
Gallipoli County, Çanakkale Province Turkey

Cause of death

Killed in Action

Burial / Funeral

Lone Pine Memorial,
Gallipoli County, Çanakkale Province Turkey

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Given name

Norman

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Ethnicity

Australian

Nationality

Australia

Religion

Methodist

Gender

Male

Summary

Norman joined the Australian Imperial Force on 27 August 1914. He was the 149th Australian to join after war had been declared. He embarked from Sydney on 18 October 1914, and then from Alexadria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (M.E.F.), Gallipoli campaign, on 5 April 1915. The 1st Battalion took part in the ANZAC landings on 25 April 1915 in the second and third waves (the 1st and 2nd Brigades started landing between 5.30AM and 7.30AM on 25 April). Norman was promoted to Corporal by the Commanding Officer of 1st Battalion at Gallipoli Peninsula on 25 April 1915.

Suffering from “ear trouble” he was sent to the hospital on 16 May 1915, arriving in Mudros 21 May and being discharged to duty on 23 May 1915. He rejoined the Battalion on 27 May 1915, and was reported missing on 14 August 1915 following the push at Lone Pine.

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Norman Thomas Pittendrigh (1893 - 1915) was born on November 25, 1893 in Blayney, New South Wales Australia. He was born into the Pittendrigh family.

He died on August 6, 1915 at Gallipoli Peninsula, Gallipoli County, Çanakkale Province Turkey at 21 years old. His family lists the cause of death as: killed in Action. Norman was buried in Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli County, Çanakkale Province Turkey.

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