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George Gladstone PEARCE

Regimental number4902
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailors cutter
AddressCorner Victoria and Chetwynd Street, North Methbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr A B Pearce, corner Victoria and Chetwynd Streets, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 2), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Alfred B. and L.J. PEARCE, Highfield, Canterbury, Victoria. Native of Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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