Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs C.M. Grace (mother), Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
Accident, fatal fall over a cliff AWMM
- Other, WWI AWMM
Nature of Injury: G.S.W. right thigh
Percent of disability: [Not stated]
Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM
Youngest son of J M & C Grace, Pirongia
FATAL FALL OVER A CLIFF
A fatal accident occurred in the Hunua Gorge about noon to-day, a single man, Pearce Grace, aged 28, being killed instantly as a result of a motor-lorry failing over a cliff 70 feet high. The lorry was conveying coal from the Hunua Colliery to Papakura.
Other occupants of the lorry Mrs. H McEntee and a child aged 5, escaped with bruises and shock. Deceased was a returned soldier and had been wounded three times.
Evening Post, Volume CI, Issue 48, 25 February 1921, Page 10
Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Te Kuiti AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 275 AWMM
- New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
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