Walter William PEARSON


PEARSON, Walter William

Service Number: NX11154
Enlisted: 16 April 1940
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd/3rd Field Company
Born: Rozelle, New South Wales, 8 April 1917
Home Town: Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, New Guinea, 24 September 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Panel No. 2 in Lae Memorial. His name is located at panel 24 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lae Memorial
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World War 2 Service

16 Apr 1940: Involvement Sapper, SN NX11154, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2
16 Apr 1940: Enlisted
25 Jul 1940: Involvement Sapper, SN NX11154, 2nd/3rd Field Company

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Father William Walter Pearson  and  Mother Minnie Carlyle Pearson
living at 44 Regent Street, Kogarah, NSW.

16/4/1940     Enlisted into WWII at Ingleburn, NSW



24/9/1943     died in action
                    as a Sapper in the Royal Australian Engineers, 2/3 Field Company
                    NO KNOWN GRAVE

                    His name is commemorated on Panel No.2
                    at the LAE MEMORIAL, within the entrance to the LAE War cemetery
                    LAE, New Guinea

sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  29/3/2014.  Lest we forget.