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Ernest Harry PEARS

Regimental number1346
Place of birthNorthampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
AddressBernard Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriett Ann Pears, Bernard Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Harry and Harriet Ann PEARS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1345 Pte Frederick PEARS, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 November 1915.
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Meal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 January 1928
Age at death40
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland

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