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Arthur Frederick PEARCE

Regimental number1577
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
SchoolAshfield Preparatory College, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCecil Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A W Pearce, Cecil Street, Ashfield,NSW
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot XV, Row K, Grave No. 30), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Margaret PEARCE, "Shirley", 17 Cecil Street, Ashfield, New South Wales

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