10255 Private Charles James PITT (d. 2 May 1915)
Killed in Action in Flanders on 2 May 1915
Ian Valentine based on Research by John Stewart, CWGC and Essex Regimental Museum records, Congregational Church Board
10255 Private Charles James Pitt was born in 1894, the son of Arthur John & Emma Pitt, of 4, Colne Terrace, Park Road, Wivenhoe. He Enlisted in 1913 (CWGC), and served in the 2nd Bn and/or 5th Bn Essex Regiment. Went to France on 23 February 1915, and Killed in Action in Flanders on 2 May 1915, aged 21. Named on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 39, and on Wivenhoe War Memorial.