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Robert Claude PEARCE

Regimental number20864
Place of birthTywordreath England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressRosedale, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, R C Pearce, Rosedale, Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 33rd Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although himself very severely wounded he assisted in removing a wounded comrade to a place of safety.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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