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Leslie Harold PEARCE

Regimental number56119
Date of birth22 April 1897
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressGlenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, H J Pearce, Partridge Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Previous military service22nd ALH
Enlistment date23 April 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 6 (SA) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date4 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 September 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEARCE Leslie Harold

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