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Name

Lieutenant Ernest Pettigrew

Born

1884-06-02

From

Occupation

Manufacturer's Agent and chauffeur

Religion

Church of England

Death

Awards

Military Cross



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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

652256

Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlistment Date

1916-04-29



Notes

Awarded Military Cross for risking his life to save his platoon by rushing single handed a Machine Gun position, capturing the gun and killing five of the men and one officer who had killed one of Pad




Sources & Links

Bruce in Khaki: A History of the Bruce Battalion
- Library & Archives Canada



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