Ernest Harry (Bubbles) PEARS

PEARS, Ernest Harry

Service Number: 1346
Enlisted: 17 November 1914, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Northampton, England, 8 March 1888
Home Town: Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Traveller
Died: Natural causes, Ardoyne Hospital, Corinda, Queensland, 11 January 1928, aged 39 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

17 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1346, Rockhampton, Queensland
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1346, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1346, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
12 Feb 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1346, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
27 Apr 1915: Wounded Lance Corporal, SN 1346, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (chest)
1 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion
5 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 15th Infantry Battalion
6 Aug 1916: Wounded Sergeant, SN 1346, 15th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , 2nd occasion - GSW (right leg)
1 Feb 1917: Wounded Sergeant, SN 1346, 15th Infantry Battalion, 3rd occasion - GSW (legs)
18 Oct 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1346, 15th Infantry Battalion

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