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Ambrose Stanley PEARCE

Regimental number679
Date of birth20 April 1895
Place of birthHawker, South Australia
Place of birthKent Town, South Australia
SchoolHawker Public School, South Australia; Glanville South Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
Addressc/o Miss Gold, Port Augusta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W H Pearce, Quorn, South Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate given on Nominal Roll as 25-29 April 1915.
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Georgina PEARCE, Rose Neath, Quorn, South Australia. Native of Hawker, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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