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He left a widow, Elizabeth, and children; the family lived at 4 Dowson Street.
26 Aug 1918
535841 - CWGC Website
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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