2354 George Henry PIERCE

Date of enlistment 10th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company
Significant events while serving with the AIF Hospitalised twice 

With unit at every major engagement

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Summary of Private Pierce’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
4th October 1919 Australia Discharged
30th May 1919 Australia Disembarked ‘Castalia’ in Melbourne
13th April 1919 England Returned to Australia from Devonport on ‘Castalia’
24th March 1919 England Discharged from hospital
23rd February 1919 England Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford suffering from abrasion
12th February 1919 France Embarked Le Havre for Weymouth
28th October 1918 France Discharged to duty
21st October 1918 France To 3rd Australian General Hospital Abbeville sick – influenza
25th July 1917 France Returned to unit
15th July 1917 France On leave
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked Melbourne on RMS ‘Osterley’
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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