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William Edwin PEARCE

Regimental number2613
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, William Henry Pearce, Childers, via Thorpdale, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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