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Pierce Paul Christopher Grace

Images of gravestone at Papakura Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees 2012 - Image has All Rights Reserved.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Pierce Paul Christopher AWMM
  • Surname
    Grace AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2305 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
    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
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2305 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • 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
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Accident, fatal fall over a cliff AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. right thigh Pension: 10/- 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 February 1921 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    HunuaAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura Public Cemetery, Great South Road and Settlement Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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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