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Robert Pearce

In memory of:

Sergeant Robert Pearce

March 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

132097

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 28, 1880

Husband of Ada Lawrence Pearce, of Hochelaga, Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 307 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

2.D.23.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Robert Pearce– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 45.  E Company.
  • Attestation Paper (page 1)– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker
  • Inscription– Epitaph  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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