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George Sydney Baxter PEARCE

Regimental number3856
Place of birthKent Town, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressRundle Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J Pearce, Rundle Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Edwin and Ada Jane PEARCE, 12 Capper Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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