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George Edward Pearce FLETCHER

Regimental number3012
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPulteney Grammar School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCleaner
Address7 Nelson Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 11.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Fletcher, 7 Nelson Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in 78th Bn, Senior Cadets; transferred for 1 year to 76th Bn, Citizen Military Forces; at time of AIF enlistment living in exempt area under Compulsory Military Service scheme.
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 62), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Bailey and Elsie Eliza Ann FLETCHER. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, FLETCHER George Edward Pearce

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