PREVIOUS SERVICE- 41st Welsh Fusiliers – 6 and one half years
31/01/1916- To 48 Depot Company WA as Private
01/02/1916- To No. 61 Depot Company wa
16/03/1916- To 44th Battalion Claremont WA
06/06/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Suevic ” bound for England
21/07/1916- Disembarked Plymouth England to Training Battalion
25/11/1916- Proceeded Overseas France ex Southampton
09/04/1917- Mentioned in Despatches by Douglas Haig ( Refer Details below )
08/06/1917- Admitted Hospital France ( Shell Shock ) ex 9th Australian Field Ambulance ex 10th Australian Field Ambulance
15/06/1917- Rejoined Unit ex Hospital
25/06/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gassed )
02/07/1917- Admitted 83rd General Hospital Boulogne France ex 10th Australian Field Ambulance ex 11th Casualty Clearing Station
04/07/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Royal Military Hospital Netley England ( Conjunctivitis from Gassing )
24/07/1917- Granted Leave England
07/08/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
27/08/1917- Embarked England for Return to Australia ( Defective Vision )
09/11/1917- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 11557

Victory Medal – No. 11421.

 

MENTION IN DESPATCHES

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette- No. 169, Dated 04/10/1917

London Gazette- Second Supplement No. 30107, Dated 01/06/1917.

 

FAMILY MEMBERS SERVICE DETAILS

Son- PEARCE, Pte. Arthur Ronald- 4106- 32nd Battalion

Son- PEARCE, Pte. Lionel- 3613- 4th Pioneers Battalion.