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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 


Thomas Stewart Pitt


Able Seaman, 43468-H, RCN


Born: 19 Apr 1942, Picton, Ontario


Died: 23 Oct 1965, Halton, England


Book of Remembrance


PITT, Thomas Stewart, AB, 43468-H, RCN, died - 23 Oct 1965, HMCS NIPIGON - son of George and Lillian Pitt; husband of Marie Elizabeth (nee McLaughlin) Pitt and father of Patricia Pitt, all of Picton, ON.  Brother of Douglas and Brenda Pitt.


AB Pitt is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK.


Ships served in:

HMCS CORNWALLIS - Fraser Division 2/59




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(1) Tommy Pitt Joins the Navy - Picton Gazette 24 Jun 1959

(2) AB Tom Pitt

(3) Tom Pitt To Make Six Months Ocean Cruise (on HMCS Micmac) - Picton Gazette 11 Nov 1959

(4) Tom Pitt Is Inured - Picton Gazette 20 Oct 1965

(5) Condition of Tom Pitt Is Still Critical - Picton Gazette 22 Oct 1965

(6) Naval Honors Accorded Tom Pitt At Funeral Held In England Yesterday - Picton Gazette 27 Oct 1965

(7) Headstone for AB Thomas S. Pitt at the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK


Newspaper articles researched and complied by: John Lyons 2019


Headstones for graves of Kootenay and Nipigon casualties in the Brookwood Military Cemetery


Naming Certificate naming Pitt Lake, Ontario in honour of AB Thomas Pitt

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In Service of Canada - RCN Peacetime Casualty Index