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Regimental number3862
Place of birthNorth Richmond, New South Wales
SchoolRichmond Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressClarendon Psark, Richmond, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Pearce, Clarendon Park, Richmond, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Volunteer Infantry Bicycle Corps, Richmond.
Enlistment date26 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Emma Jane PEARCE, Clarence Park, Richmond, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsThree cousins killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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