LEAVING CHELTENHAM ..............and all that was dear

 

 

   Shorncliffe Military Cemetery

Location:  Shorncliffe, Folkestone, Kent

Grid Reference:

Visited:   See note below

"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:   1

"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery

Private Harry Joseph Pitman, Canadian Army Medical Corps, is buried in Plot R724.

 

He died of illness on 25th November 1918, aged 29,  whilst stationed at the Canadian Army Medical Services Depot at Shorncliffe Camp, Folkestone.

 

He is commemorated on the St Philip's Church War Memorial and on the Cheltenham Grammar School Roll of Honour.

 

His parents were Henry and Martha Pitman.   He left a widow, Mrs Daisy Emily Pitman who resided at 57 Upper Norwood Street, Cheltenham.

 

 

 

Notes:

1.   Mr Steve Smith is thanked and  acknowledged for providing these photos in February 2006.

2.   Jane Swindail, Pte Pitman's granddaughter, is thanked and  acknowledged for providing much updated information.

 

 

 

 

Page last updated:   28th April 2012

 

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