Mr & Mrs Henry & Florence PEARCE.

Purchased this property from Mr John WILKINSON ?

"BANYANDAH"

Monaro Highway,

East Blowering

via Tumut. NSW

View looking towards the Tumut River, old Monaro Highway from eastern boundry. Home stead, sheds etc.

Property Details:

Zone - Rural

Portions 8 = 93 acres,

Portion 9 = 80 acres,

Portions 10 = 100 acres,

11 = 45 acres, -

12 = 53 acres, -

13 = 72 acres, -

15 = 35 acres, -

165 = 41 acres. (Ref:- Map)

Acres - 519

BIRTH

1906 - Henry was born 7th July, 1906 his parents being Sydney George and Maria PEARCE, born in Brighton, Victoria.

MARRIAGE

1939 - Henry PEARCE married Miss Florence Lillian KENNEDY in SYDNEY - (Ref- NSW BDM 6440/1939).

CHILDREN Born to the marriage:-

1940 - PEARCE (nee Florence Kennedy). - October 20, 1940, at Valmar private hospital, Tumut, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearce, "Risdon", Tumut--a daughter. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 23 October 1940).Janette, went to the Tumut Intermediate High School and travelled there on the East Blowering (Spencer) School Bus.

1942 - PEARCE March 23 at Valmar Tumut to Mr and Mrs Henry Pearce "Risdon", Tumut, a son - John Henry - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 25 March 1942). John, went to the Tumut Intermediate High School and travelled there on the East Blowering (Spencer) School Bus. He married a local girl.

Louise, (Winky) Pearce went to the Tumut Intermediate High School - trained as a nurse in Sydney. She married a local man.

WW2 - Service Record

Name - PEARCE, HENRY

Service - Australian Army

Service Number - N382663

Date of Birth - 7 Jul 1906

Place of Birth - BRIGHTON, VIC

Date of Enlistment - 11 Jul 1942

Locality on Enlistment - TUMUT, NSW

Place of Enlistment - TUMUT, NSW

Next of Kin - PEARCE, FLORENCE

Date of Discharge - 25 Sep 1945

Rank - Private

Posting at Discharge - 18 BATTALION VOLUNTEER DEFENCE CORPS PART TIME DUTY

WW2 Honours and Gallantry - None for display

Prisoner of War - No - (Ref- http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?serviceId=A&veteranId=400264).

The Yellowing - East Blowering 'Flying Fox' used by the West Blowering Bus Drive twice a day.

DEATH - 1980 PEARCE, HENRY parents SYDNEY GEORGE & MARIA in (Not stated) - (Ref- NSW BDM 5184/1980).

OBITUARY.

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