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George Alfred PEARCE

Regimental number3114
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolAlbion Street Public School, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlatelayer
AddressEnfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Alfred Pearce, Punchbowl Road, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row F, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Alfred and Rose Winifred PEARCE, 365 Crown Street, Surrey Hills, Sydney
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers enlisted 1914 and 1915, John Cecil Pearce and James Henry Pearce, both returned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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