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John Allan Douglas PEARSE

Regimental number364
Place of birthDimboola Victoria
AddressKewell North, via Murtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Harry Pearse, Kewell North, via Murtoa, Victoria
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Drowned at Inverell, New South Wales.
Date of death25 September 1923
Age at death31
Place of burialBlackheath (Sailors' Home) Cemetery, nr Horsham, Victoria

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