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HARRY PEARCE

PEARCE, HARRY

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  12/789

UNIT:   3rd COMPANY, AUCKLAND INFANTRY BRIGADE

BORN:       10/01/1875      -       CORNWALL, AUCKLAND     

DIED:     26/06/1915        DIED OF WOUNDS             
         
PLACE:    GALLIPOLI, TURKEY    
    
SINGLE:              RELIGION:   ROMAN CATHOLIC

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   

SIBLINGS:           

NEXT OF KIN:   John PEARCE (brother), Carrick, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA

OCCUPATION:  INSTRUCTOR

EMPLOYER:   TROOPSHIP ‘WAIMANA’

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   THAMES HOTEL, AUCKLAND 
    
HEIGHT:   5’ 8”        WEIGHT:    196lb.        CHEST:   43”

COMP:   FAIR        EYES:   BLUE            HAIR:  FAIR
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  ARI BURNU CEMETERY, ANZAC, TURKEY 
                     
    

ENLISTED:       AUCKLAND            DATE:   09/10/1914

MAIN BODY:    YES               REINFORCEMENT:                

MILITARY RECORD:
12/10/1914.  EMBARKED  FROM AUCKLAND ON HMNZT 12 ‘WAIMANA’.
03/12/1914.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
06/02/1915.  TRANSFERRED TO 3rd COMPANY AUCKLAND INFANTRY
REGIMENT (ISMAILIA).
26/06/1915.  DIED OF WOUNDS, RECEIVED IN ACTION,
        ANZAC COVE, GALLIPOLI, TURKEY.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.