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William Bastion Pearce was born in Ballarat and was a Clerk when he enlisted in the 2nd Field Ambulance, Section C on 1 March 1915 at the age of 23. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915. On 4 December 1915 he was transferred to the 2nd Australian general Hospital in Cairo due to fever. On 3 January 1916 he returned to Australia aboard the Hospital Ship Ulussee.
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