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William George Pearce

Full length portrait of Private William George Pearce, Reg No 48677, of the Auckland Infantry Regiment, - A Company, 26th Reinforcements. Later with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, killed in action in France on 26 May 1918. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-P2931. No known copyright.

Full length portrait of Private William George Pearce, Reg No 48677, of the Auckland Infantry Regime …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William George AWMM
  • Surname
    Pearce AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 48677 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.E. Pearce (wife), Huntley West, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 48677 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 May 1918 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Huntly Cenotaph AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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