From the BCM of 1933, March, page 118:
Queen's Park Club, Glasgow, have lost their oldest member by the death of W.R. Pitt, on January 18. He was a city bank agent, who retired some years ago, and at the time of his death was the president of the club.
Jeremy Gaige, in his Chess Personalia: A Biobibliography, states that the date of death was 14 January. He quotes additional references from the Falkirk Herald, February 22, 1933, and the Glasgow Herald, January 21, 1933, p 23.
Historian, Chess Scotland