PEARCE, Arthur Walter
(Service number 15961)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date 17 April 1896 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Arundel
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin D. PEARCE (father), Geraldine
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 6th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 20 September 1952 Age 56 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 116, Plot 5
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Walter Pearce was the second son of David and Annie (née Kelly) Pearce.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database {26 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [24 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 December 2016]

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