PEARSE, Joseph
(Service number 25/1010)

Aliases Also spelt PEARCE
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 1 January 1888 Place of Birth Haswell

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Rangitata
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. G. PEARSE (mother), Inglewood
Religion Church of England
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 3rd Battalion, C Company
Date 5 February 1916
Transport Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Post-war Occupations



Date 4 September 1965 Age 77 years
Place of Death Of Beverley War Veterans Home, Timaru; formerly of Temuka
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 200, Plot 20
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Joseph Pearse may be the son of John Gooding and Agnes Scott (née Gray) Pearse. He was living in South Canterbury when he enlisted and appears to have returned to South Canterbury.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 March 2017]

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