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Richard Eccles Pearce

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 33 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 33 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Eccles AWMM
  • Surname
    Pearce AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13797 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1881 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    17 January 1881 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File.
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Wanganui Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ethel Jane Pearce (wife), Tor Bank, Washington Valley, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13797 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Plasterer/Civilian AWMM
    • 6 March 1916 - at Trentham Military Camp, Wellington. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Plasterer - at Wanganui. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File
  • Age on enlistment
    34 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File

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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  • Served France & Belgium (1916-1917).
    Wounded in action - 22 May 1917 - at France. Medically evacuated to England.
    Invalided home to New Zealand - 2 February 1918 - aboard HMNZT 'Maunganui' the same transport ship he had left New Zealand for overseas war service. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Military File.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 September 1941 Public Source
  • Date of death
    30 September 1941 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Nelson Cemetery Database.
  • Age at death
    60 years Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Nelson Cemetery Database.
  • Place of death
    Nelson Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Nelson Cemetery Database.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Wakapuaka, Nelson City. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Nelson Cemetery Database.
  • Grave reference
    Block 49; Plot 030. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 18 April 2018 - Nelson Cemetery Database.
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I am a grandson Of Richard through my father Alfred James Pearce. I was born in February 1940 and the only recollection I have is a photo of me sitting on his knee just before he died. I also have a walking stick from him, allegedly taken from a German Officer.
    Public - John - Direct descendant - 11 May 2021
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 33 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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11 May 2021JohnWaikawaDirect descendant
18 April 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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