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William Henry PEARE

Regimental number3423
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address156 Francis Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.10
Height5' 3.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, A P Peare, 156 Francis Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date23 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 12 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: valvular disorder of the heart), 23 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as PEARS.
Date of death21 June 1958
Age at death78
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEARE William Henry

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