Leslie Allen PEARCE


PEARCE, Leslie Allen

Service Number: QX20482
Enlisted: 3 July 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Toowoomba, Qld. Australia, 2 April 1917
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: labourer
Died: Killed in action, Papua, 27 December 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kingaroy Stone of Remembrance, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN QX20482
3 Jul 1941: Enlisted
27 Dec 1942: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Barbara Krnos

Parents were George Alfred and Annie (Dickson) Pearce.  Leslie was one of nine children.  He never married and enlisted when he was 24 years of age. Killed in action but with no known grave he is commemorated at the Port Moreseby Memorial.