Pierce Thomas MCENCROE

MCENCROE, Pierce Thomas

Service Number: 2185
Enlisted: 29 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 May 1916
Cemetery: Ration Farm Military Cemetery, la Chapelle-D'Armentieres
Plot I, Row G, Grave 10,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, South Perth War Memorial, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

29 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2185, 28th Infantry Battalion
1 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2185, 28th Infantry Battalion
1 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2185, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
29 May 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2185, 28th Infantry Battalion, Killed in action

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

His younger brother, 1027 Pte. Francis McEncroe also of the 28th Battalion AIF, was killed in action at Flers less than six months later, 3 November 1916, aged 20. 

Their father, John Patrick McEncroe had passed in Subiaco during 1915. Their mother, Eliza Alice McEncroe received their medals and effects.