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George William Pearce married his wife Elizabeth Sellers (born 25th August 1893) in 1913 at Nottingham, his wife brought a daughter to the marriage, Florence Brandon Sellers born 30th December 1911 , they went on to have a child Winifred Pearce born 9th December 1913, they lived at 4 Dowson Street, Blue Bell Hill Road, Nottingham. Following his death his widow Elizabeth was awarded a pension of 25 shillings and 5 pence a week which commenced on 31st March1919.
26 Aug 1918
535841 - CWGC Website
G/92724
Private
2/2nd Bn Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Royal Fusiliers, posted to the 2nd Bn, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) (CWGC). He served for nearly four years before being killed in action. He is buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme (grave ref II.F.24).
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged), 14 October 1918: 'Pearce. Killed in action August 26th 1918, Private George William Pearce, London Regiment, late King's Royal Rifles, after 3 years 11 months service. Husband of Elizabeth Pearce, 4 Dowson Street, age 26. Wife and children.'
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