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Ernest Edwin PEARCE

Regimental number2877
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBootmaker
AddressForest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, Roland Henry Pearce, Denison Road, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service36th Infantry
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Edwin and Edward

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