Bertram Wellesley PEARSE

PEARSE, Bertram Wellesley

Service Number: 728
Enlisted: 14 November 1914
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Burra, South Australia, 20 September 1881
Home Town: Burnside (SA), Burnside City Council, South Australia
Schooling: Public School & Winham College
Occupation: Sheep Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 25 May 1915, aged 33 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Burnside District Fallen Soldiers' Memorial - Rose Park, Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board (2), Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnside & District - Fallen Soldiers Memorial Trees - Rose Park, Burra District WW1 Honor Roll, Burra Fallen Soldiers Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

14 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, 728
2 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 728, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: SS Hessen embarkation_ship_number: A45 public_note: ''
2 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 728, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, SS Hessen, Melbourne
25 May 1915: Involvement Trooper, 728, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 728 awm_unit: 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-05-25

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Bertram Wellesley PEARSE was born on 20th September, 1881 in Burra, South Australia

His parents were Thomas Henry PEARSE & Emily Elizabeth HILES

He married Irene Elphinstone SAWERS in South Australia in 1903 - one known daughter, Beryl Dorothy Elphinstone PEARSE b. 1904