Abraham PEARCE

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PEARCE, Abraham

Service Number: 2190
Enlisted: 17 April 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, August 1892
Home Town: Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wool Classer
Died: Killed In Action, Killed In Lone Pine Charge Before Turkish Trenche, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial. Row C, Grave 125 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out, Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2190, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2190, 2nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '7' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Karoola embarkation_ship_number: A63 public_note: ''
16 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2190, 2nd Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James R. and Emily Pearce of Lansdowne Street, Parramatta, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal