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William Henry PEARSON

Regimental number2665
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mr M S Pearson, 316 St Anns Road, Harrigan, London North, England
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 9), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary PEARSON. Native of New Southgate, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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