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John Graham PEARSON

Regimental number11860
Place of birthWindsor, England
SchoolHigh School, Launceston, Tasmania
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, J T Pearson, Burnie, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMay 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingnr Morcourt, Somme sector, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 4), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and Ann PEARSON, Burnie, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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