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Pitman, Robert Courtenay


Regimental number: 475455
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 4th University Co.
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 8 Jul 1892, Walthamstowe, Essex, England
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1109
Notes: POW 9/17/1918; 3 sets of att papers, re-enl 1916, then Lt

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1915 Law        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 12 Oct 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: law student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 23 years, 3 months
Height (inches): 64.50
Chest expansion (inches): 35.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.00
Previous military service: active militia
Notes: 105th Sask Fusiliers

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
4th Overseas U Co      10/12/1915 11/9/1915  
?      1/27/1916    


Rank Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  4 Oct 1916


Mother: Pitman, Mrs. Charles R
Mother's Address: 426 8th St., Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
Vancouver    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 7853 -22
College Building list #: 115
Roll of Honour list #: 167
Roll of Service (1928) #: 254
Long List #: 270

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