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William Wilson PEARCE

Regimental number377
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRodds Bay via Gladstone, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinGrandmother, Mrs Isabella Pearce, Diamintina Hospital, Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll377B
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919 - Brisbane, Queensland
Other detailsServed 3 years 173 days. 2 years 242 days abroad. Suffered a gun shot wound to the left leg while on active service in France

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