John George (Jackie) PEARCE


PEARCE, John George

Service Number: N246430
Enlisted: 17 October 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Weston, New South Wales, Australia, 22 April 1922
Home Town: Weston, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Accidental, Australia, 3 May 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Adelaide River War Cemetery
Adelaide River War Cemetery, Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Signalman, SN N246430
17 Oct 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN N246430

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Signalman John George Pearce N246430 of ACMF 7 Military District Signals, Australian Corps of Signals

Son of Albert and Lavinia Pearce of Marrickville, NSW

Husband of Jess Pearce

Biography contributed by Nicole Marengo

John was one of 5 boys to Albert and Lavinia Pearce. He was married to a Jessie Mildred Fortune, they had no children.

John or Jackie as his family affectionaltey called him, was a larrakin and was a favourite with the ladies.