PEARCE, GEORGE THOMAS
One Years Service.
No.172. George Thomas Pearce. The Buffs.
George Thomas Pearce.
St. Johns (St. James?)
Previously served in The Buffs Volunteers.
Born in Dover.
Enlisted August 28th 1914 at
Joined at Canterbury 28/8/14.
The Buffs D. Attested Pte. 28/8/14.
Granted mess office 28/8/16.
3rd Appointed, Posted
Appointed A/Cpl. 31/7/15.
Appointed A/L/Sgt. 12/12/15.
Discharged. No longer physically fit for
war service, 2/6/16.
Home 28/4/14 to 2/6/16.
Died 4/10/18. Buried St. Marys Cemetery.
To Whom Married.
Ellen Jane Horton Spinster October 27th
1900 at Deal.
Evelyn Nellie. April 21st 1902.
Dorothy May. April 6th 1905.
Percival George. July 26th 1906.
Winifred Florence. February 10th
Lilian Selina. February 22nd
Ivy. 9th April 1915. Dover.
Copy of Death Certificate.
25th April 1915. 5, Union Row
Dover - Ivy Pearce Female Age 14 days Daughter of George
Thomas Pearce Lance Corporal East Kent Regiment, 3rd
Battalion (Admiralty Labourer) - Premature Birth G. T. Pearce
father present at the death, 5, Union Row, Dover.
Cause of Discharge. Medically Unfit.
Bronchitis (Chronic). May 4th 1916.
Date of origin November 9th
Place of Origin Rowtham, Kent.
Whilst attending a course of field
pioneering at Rowtham, he developed a cough and shortness of
breath. He returned to Dover in December 1915, and was admitted
to Western Heights Hospital with pleurisy.
Cause ordinary military service and
result of exposure to wet and cold.
8th August 1917. Latest
address, Keycol Hill, Sanatorium, Bobbing, Nr. Sittingbourne,