Ernest Wilfred PEARCE

  • POW number: 140
  • Name: PEARCE, Ernest Wilfred
  • Listed as: Ernest Wilford PEARCE
  • Age: 41
  • Rank: n/a
  • Soldier type: n/a
  • Occupation and special skills: Rabaul Methodist Church Secretary
  • Unit: n/a
  • Place of birth: n/a
  • Place of capture: Rabaul
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 140
  • Name: PEARCE, Ernest Wilfred
  • Listed as: Ernest Wilford PEARCE
  • Age: 41
  • Rank: n/a
  • Soldier type: n/a
  • Occupation and special skills: Rabaul Methodist Church Secretary
  • Unit: n/a
  • Place of birth: n/a
  • Place of capture: Rabaul
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: PEARCE, Ernest Wilfred
  • Listed as: Ernest Wilford PEARCE
  • Age: 41
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Name: PEARCE, Ernest Wilfred
  • Service number: n/a
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: n/a
  • Service number: n/a
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: n/a
  • Service number: n/a
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 140
  • Occupation and special skills: Rabaul Methodist Church Secretary
  • Place of capture: Rabaul
  • Although this person's name does not appear on either the Japanese or the English list recently received by the National Archives of Australia. His service file indicates that his next of kin was notified of his death aboard the Montevideo Maru.
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This person can be viewed on the English list at page and on the Japanese list at page 76.


Memories

  • Ernest Wilfred Pearce (known as Wilf) became a father on 2nd Jan 1942 but never got to meet his new daughter 5/07/2012

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