Reginald Pearce
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Reginald Pearce appears on the Tytherington War Memorial. He joined the Old Down Troop of the Gloucestershire Yeomanry Royal Hussars in 1914 and saw active service early on in the war in Gallipoli and took part in other Eastern Campaigns.   After being home in hospital for enteric, TB related to his war wounds, he was drafted out East again remaining until the war ended.  On being invalided out of the Army he went to live with relatives in Australia to see if the climate would prove beneficial to his lung problem.  Sadly it did not and he returned home dieing unexpectedly on 21st August 1925.  In the 1911 Census below he is listed age 16 as the eldest of four children, a farmers son working on Mill Farm in Tytherington.   His father was Herbert Charles Pearce and his mother Catherine Ann.

The photograph below was published in the Bristol Times and Mirror on Saturday 8th January 1916 amongst other Tytherington men who had responded to the call of King and Country.  The article has him as enlisting in the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars.  We cannot trace his war service record.  If you have any information please let us know on - tytheringtonroots@outlook.com