John Gregory Stinson Pearce


 BORN 1945
 DIED 14 May 1968 during military action in Viet Nam.
 FATHER Douglas Charleston Pearce (1919-1986)
 MOTHER Elizabeth Viva Stinson (1921-2005)

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From the Australian War Memorial:
Service Number:2784043
Unit:1 RAR (RA INF)
Conflict:Vietnam, 1962-1972
Date of Death:14 May 1968
Place of Death:South Vietnam
Cause of Death:Killed In Action
Next Of Kin:Mr D C Pearce,
 Father at Ledgereth5 Elmo Street,Clifton Gardens NSW 2088 (1968)

John had done his National Service and was discharged by the army but chose to go because his mates were going. Beth told me he had planned to go to Moore College when he came back to train for the ministry.
— Margaret Hardwick

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