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Regimental number3290
Place of birthNew South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
AddressThornton Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E. Turnbull, same address
Previous military service42nd Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 May 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 30), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Pearson and Edith TURNBULL, Thornton Street, Wellington, New South Wales. Native of Gallymont, New South Wales

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