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Herbert John PEARSON

Regimental number314
Place of birthMittagong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMurrurundi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWm Pearson, Pulkinbar, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 1 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

'Consistent good work from 1 March to 1 September 1916.'
Recommendation date: 12 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Date of death23 August 1962
Place of burialWamberal Cemetery

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