|Place of birth||Kent town, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||35 Regent Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs P McLaren Pearce, 35 Regent Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in 78th Bn, senior Cadets; transferred to 78th Bn, Citizen Military Forces (still serving at time of AIF enlistment).|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||50th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 29 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation.).
Transferred to 50th Bn, 26 February 1916
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 15 August 1916 (shrapnel wound, right arm/leg), and admitted to 1st Australian Rest Station; transferred to 12th Field Ambulance, 26 August 1916; to 24th General Hospital, Etaples, 31 August 1916; rejoined Bn in the field, 2 October 1916.
Admitted to 10th Stationary Hospital, St Omer, 7 October 1916 (not yet diagnosed); rejoined unit, 1 November 1916.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 31 March 1917 (gas poisoning), and admitted to 9th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 3 April 1917; to 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Doullens, 11 April 1917; discharged to duty, 2 May 1917; rejoined unit, 4 May 1917.
Wounded in action (third occasion), 8 June 1917 (gun shot wound, foot), and admitted 11th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred same day to 77th Field Ambulance; to 58th Scottish General Hospital, St Omer, 8 June 1917; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, 5 July 1917; rejoined unit in the field, 26 July 1917.
Wounded in action (fourth occasion), 5 April 1918 (shrapnel wound, arm), and admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 6 April 1918; to 30th General Hospital, Calais, 6 April 1918; to England, 10 April 1918, and admitted to Colchester General Military Hospital, 11 April 1918 (gun ashot wound, legs: slight); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 28 April 1918 (gun shot wound, right thigh); discharged to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 8 May 1918.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 13 September 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 April 1919; discharged, 18 June 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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