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58605: Letter to Mr G. Pitcher informing him of the death of his son, Walter Edward Pitcher

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Letter sent by 2/Lt. C. D. B. Cluff, 9th Bn. Durham Light Infantry, to Mr G. Pitcher, father of Pte. Walter Edward Pitcher, informing him of his son's death.
Pte. 325583 (9/7067) Walter Edward Pitcher, 1st/9th Bn. Durham Light Infantry (transferred from the Norfolk Regiment), was killed in action aged 28 on 13th July 1917 and is buried in Wancourt Military Cemetery. Son of George H. and Mary A. Pitcher, of 12, Goldsmith St., Dereham Rd., Norwich.

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Identifier

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Creator

Cluff, C. D. B.

Subject

Pitcher, Walter Edward

Date

17th July 1917

Date Created

17/07/1917

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3

Number of Pages

3

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | Eve McClure

Submission Event

Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day, 8th April 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford