Soldier Summary

Samuel George Pearse

Military History

Rank: Private

Unit: Australia. Australian Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921).

Serial Number: 2870 (AIF); 133022 (British Army)

Medals Awarded
  • Victoria Cross (V.C.)[1]
  • Military Medal (M.M.)[1]
Notes

Occupation: trapper. Serverd in AIF 1st Machine Gun Battalion and 45th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

Events
EventDatePlaceDetails
Residence[1]Penarth, Wales, U.K.
Won the Military Medal[1]France
Enlisted [1]07/05/1915Melbourne (Australia)
Won the Victoria Cross[1]Russia
Killed in action[1]08/29/1919Yemtsa, Russia
Served at Gallipoli[1]1915-1916
Birth1897 (?)
Died08/29/1919
Sources

[1]Anzacs in Arkhangel: the untold story of Australia and the invasion of Russia, 1918-19

 

 

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