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Soldier profiles

Name : PEARSON, FRANCIS GEORGE
Service Number : VX20183
Date of Birth : 13/01/1918
Place of Birth : HEYFIELD, VIC
Known as : GEORGE
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 31/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : HEYFIELD, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : PEARSON, FRANCIS
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 12/07/1942
Date Died : ??/09/1960
Age at Death : 42
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6213741 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   N.S.W. 2/1 and 2/2 Pioneer News 01/04/1961 p4

Background : Wounded in Syria. Discharged medically unfit mid 1942. Studied for the ministry and was Church of England Chaplain at Stratford when he died. Wife and 4 young children survive him.