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Victor Tomlinson Pearse

Portrait of Major Victor Tomlinson Pearse, Auckland Weekly News, 29 August 1945.Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19450829-26-28. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major Victor Tomlinson Pearse, Auckland Weekly News, 29 August 1945.Sir George Grey Spec …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Tomlinson AWMM
  • Surname
    Pearse AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 46814 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 November 1913 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM C/o Otago Hospital Board, Dunedin Hospital AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. A.V. Pearse, c/o 371 Macandrew Rd., Dunedin (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 46814 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    28 June 1945 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Pearse, Victor Tomlinson. (Ref. WO 373/12/240). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lt-Col V. T. Pearse, MC, m.i.d.; born NZ, 12 Nov 1913; Medical Practitioner, Dunedin Hospital; Medical Officer Maadi Camp Nov 1941-Jun 1942; 6 Fd Amb Jun-Oct 1942; RMO 25 Bn Feb 1943-Jul 1944; DADMS 2 NZ Div Nov 1944-Oct 1945; SMO 2 NZ Div Oct-Dec 1945. (Source: McKinney, J.B. Medical Units of 2 NZEF in Middle East and Italy. p.434.) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.267, 311, 320, 353, 366, 388, 442-3, 479, 481, 532, 537. AWMM
    • McKinney, J. (1952). Medical units of 2NZEF in Middle East and Italy. Wellington, N.Z.: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.434. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.166 AWMM
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