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Raymond Arthur PEARCE

Regimental number29768
Place of birthDromana, Victoria
Place of birthChilders, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarrier
AddressThorpdale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs S J Pearce, Thorpdale, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 119
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Emmiline Ray PEARCE; husband of S.J. TAYLOR (formerly PEARCE), 67 Yarra Street, Alphington, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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