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William B . Pearce


6th Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss M. Carroll
  • Plaque: 484

Additional Info

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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.
Tree No. 484

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour