Pearce enlisted in service in 1911. He was attached to HMS ‘Sydney 27.1.1914, with the Engine Room Branch as ERA 4th Class. He was promoted to ERA 3rd Class 1.9.1914. he served with HT ‘Canberra’ in 19.10.1917 and transferred to HT ‘ Franklin’ 10.1.1919. Post WW1 he was attached to HT ‘Cerberus’ as ERA Class 2, 184.108.40.2060. He was promoted to ERA Class1, 26.12.1924. Pearce enrolled in the Royal Australian Fleet Reserve for 5 years from 1933 as ERA Class 1.
Final Rank RAFR ERA Class1.
Medical Condition NK.
Awards and Medals 1914-15 Star, LS and GC medal
Notes Pearce had brothers on active service Henry (deceased), Percy, Charles, Frank (WAN 18.10.1918) Served 17 years. Parents WG Pearce lived at West Guildford, WA.
West Australian Newspaper
Guildford Primary School Honour Roll
Wesley Chapel Honour Roll
NAA: B2455, Pearce George Wilson
Flat 6, Bondi Road, Bondi, Sydney, NSW (wife)
West Guildford (Parents WG Pearce)