New Brighton Police Station Wallasey
Friday, February 26, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Kenneth Pearce died during operations in North Africa [1a]. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in the Battle for Steamroller Farm at El Arousa, Tunisia .
Kenneth was a serving Police Officer who had volunteered for the Commandos in 1942 .
Educated at Halifax Modern and later at the Technical College. A well known sportsman and Vice Captain of the King Cross Cricket Club Juniors .
[1a] Casualty lists / National Archives file WO417/58.
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 Report of his death in the Halifax Evening Courier 16 March 1943.
[Image] Halifax Evening Courier 16 March 1943.
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