HITCH, Kenneth Pringle
(Service number 82530)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||23 April 1895||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||King Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mr W. HITCH (father), Stafford Street, Timaru|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||7 June 1983||Age||88 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Karori Crematorium & Cemetery, Wellington|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Kenneth Pringle Hitch was the second son of Watson and Isabella (Bella, née Kellahan) Hitch, and a brother of Gordon Edgar Hitch who died of wounds in 1918 and of Leonard John Watson Hitsch who also served in World War One..Like his brothers he was educated at the Timaru Main School.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal ffairs) [18 February 2017]; Karori crematorium & Cemetery records (Wellington City Council) [18 February 2017]
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