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Herbert Ernest PIERCE

Regimental number6123
Place of birthHastings England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationVariety artist
Address189 George Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFather, George Pierce, Freedale, Manitoba, Canada
Enlistment date23 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 February 1942

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