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Lancelot James PEARCE

Regimental number35217
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMantung, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.9
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Emanuel Pearce, Mantung, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date6 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: burns, right leg), Adelaide, 6 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 November 1928
Age at death38
Place of burialRenmark Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PEARCE Lancelot James

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