We remember Richard Pettitt

We remember Richard Pettitt

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1881
sibling May L. Pettitt Source:7732735 1881
1882
sibling Charles S. Pettitt Source:7732735 1882
1884
birth Woodditton, Newmarket, East Cambridgeshire United Kingdom Source:7732791 Source:7732735 26th April 1884
1887
sibling David N. Pettitt Source:7732735 1887
1890
sibling Stephen Pettitt Source:7732735 1890
1891
location Park Cottages, Woodditton, Newmarket United Kingdom parents address Source:7732735 6th April 1891
1894
sibling Luke Pettit Source:7732739 1894
1896
sibling Stephen Pettitt Source:7732739 1896
1899
sibling Claudie Pettitt Source:7732739 1899
1901
employment Farm labourer Woodditton United Kingdom Source:7732739 1st April 1901
1901
location Church Cottages, Woodditton, Newmarket United Kingdom parents address Source:7732739 1st April 1901
1909
marriage Claretta Alice Ranson Source:7732791 3rd October 1909
1910
children Dorothy Ellen Pettitt Source:7732791 4th December 1910
1911
location Barton, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom their own address Source:7732758 3rd April 1911
1911
employment Groom Barton, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom Source:7732758 3rd April 1911
1913
children Herbert C. Pettitt Source:8492980 1913
1914
enlistment Cambridge, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom Source:7732791 14th September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Source:7732791 14th September 1914 - 20th December 1914
1914
employment Farm labourer Trumpington, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom Source:7732767 18th September 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Source:7732791 21st December 1914 - 19th July 1915
1915
children George Robert Pettitt Source:7732791 1st June 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Source:7732791 20th July 1915 - 21st December 1915
1915
service British Army Lance Sergeant 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Source:7732791 22nd December 1915 - 11th July 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7732791 7th January 1916 - 25th October 1917
1916
service British Army Acting Sergeant 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Source:7732791 12th July 1916 - 15th November 1916
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:7732846 23rd August 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Source:7732829 16th November 1916 - 10th February 1919
1917
hospitalisation Gun shot wound on right foot at Passchendaele, Belgium. 4th toe on right foot was amputated. Hospital/Institution Source:7732791 19th October 1917
1919
children Grace Lorraine Pettitt Source:7732791 8th January 1919
1919
discharge Source:7732791 10th February 1919
1919
location Boot Inn, Histon, Cambridge United Kingdom their own address Source:7732791 10th February 1919
1940
location Histon, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom their own address Source:8518193 18th December 1940
1959
death Not War Related Heart attack whilst attending crops in his Nephews field. Cambridge registration district United Kingdom Source:7732907 11th July 1959

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard
Initials R
Last Name Pettitt
Source 3492678
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Barton, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom their own address known 3rd April 1911
Boot Inn, Histon, Cambridge United Kingdom their own address known 10th February 1919
Church Cottages, Woodditton, Newmarket United Kingdom parents address known 1st April 1901
Histon, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom their own address known 18th December 1940
Park Cottages, Woodditton, Newmarket United Kingdom parents address known 6th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Private
British Army 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Corporal
British Army 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Acting Sergeant
British Army 14418 Suffolk Regiment 11th Battalion Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Robert Pettitt son 1st June 1915
Grace Lorraine Pettitt daughter 8th January 1919
Herbert C. Pettitt son 1913
Dorothy Ellen Pettitt daughter 4th December 1910
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah A. Pettitt mother
David Nelson Pettitt father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
May L. Pettitt sister 1881
Charles S. Pettitt brother 1882
David N. Pettitt brother 1887
Stephen Pettitt brother 1890
Luke Pettit brother 1894
Stephen Pettitt brother 1896
Claudie Pettitt brother 1899
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Claretta Alice Ranson wife 3rd October 1909
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-09-12 5'4"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Cards Transcription Fife3190
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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Birth record in Free BMD database Wendy54828
Census 1891 England, Cambridgeshire, Woodditton Wendy54828
Census 1901 England, Cambridgeshire, Woodditton Wendy54828
Census 1911 England, Cambridgeshire, Coton and Barton Wendy54828
Marriage record in Free BMD database Wendy54828
Cambridge Independent Press, Friday 18 September 1914 p.6 Wendy54828
British Army WWI Pension Records, 1914-1920 Wendy54828
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 Wendy54828
UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 Wendy54828
London Gazette Supplement to Issue 29719 23 August 1916 p.8363 Wendy54828
Death record in Free BMD database Wendy54828
Birth record of son in Free BMD database Wendy54828
Death record of son in Free BMD database Wendy54828
Roll of Honour, Cambridgeshire, Histon & Impington War Memorial 1939-45 Wendy54828

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Boot Inn, Histon, Cambridgeshire Wendy54828
L.Cpl R.Pettitt Paul83578
Stocker George Pettitt Paul83578

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