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Allan Bertram PEARCE

Regimental number4274
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolConvent of Mercy (Catholic) School, Narromine, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTallyman
AddressKiora, Railway Crescent, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Pearce, Kiora Railway Crescent, Arncliffe, Sydney, NSW.
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death24.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. I), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Amy PEARCE, "Corbie", George Street, Clyde, via Granville, New South Wales. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother Pte H J Pearce 30th Batt had been awarded the MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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