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Edward Franklin PEARCE

Regimental number5632
Place of birthCaltowie, South Australia
SchoolWhyte Yarcowie State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm hand
AddressYarcowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rosina Pearce, Whyte, Yarcowie, South Australia
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. II), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Edward and Rosena PEARCE, Whyte-Yarcowie, South Australia
Family/military connectionsSgt Edgar Bulling MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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