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Edward Austin PEARCE

Regimental number6327
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoach painter
AddressMacStreet, North Creswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H A Pearce, North Creswick, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1958
Age at death66
Place of burialCreswick Cemetery, Victoria

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