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Clarence Harold PEARCE

Regimental number2960
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolWickham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipping clerk
AddressHamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Jane Pearce, 43 Cleary Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of wounds at Bois de Vaux
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Emma PEARCE, 43 Cleary Street, Hamilton, New South Wales. Native of Hamilton
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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