Leonard George Pearse1

#8663, (13 April 1894-17 January 1942)
Father*Henry Charles Pearse2 b. 1849, d. 10 Jul 1930
Mother*Clara Russell2 b. 9 Nov 1860, d. Mar 1943
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield
The Streatfields from Farningham
Birth*13 APR 1894 Leonard George Pearse was born on 13 APR 1894 at Wathamstow, Essex, England.1 
Marriage*JUN 1917 He married Annette Grace Weeks in JUN 1917 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.3 
Death*17 JAN 1942 Leonard George Pearse died on 17 JAN 1942 at 8 Espanan Flats, Poynton Terrace, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, aged 47.4,5 
Burial*JAN 1942 He was buried in JAN 1942 at RNZVR Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.6 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 He lived with Henry Charles Pearse and Clara Russell at 46 Hatherley Road, Wathamstow, Essex, England, together with Sidney Russell Pearse, Cecil Richard Pearse and Frank Arthur Pearse.7 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 Leonard George Pearse lived with Henry Charles Pearse and Clara Russell at 6 Grove Crescent, Woodford, Essex, England, together with Cecil Richard Pearse, Sidney Russell Pearse and Frank Arthur Pearse.8 
Milit-Beg*15 APR 1916 Leonard George Pearse began military service on 15 APR 1916 at Portsmouth, Hampshire.9 
Milit-Beg1917 He began military service in 1917 at Greytown, Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand.10 
Occupation*1917 The occupation of Leonard George Pearse was 'Carrier, Greytown.11
Last Edited24 Oct 2018


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, West Ham, Essex, Apr-Jun 1894, vol 4a 326.
  2. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, age & place.
  3. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Leonard G Pearse & Annette G Weeks, Portsmouth, Hants., Apr-Jun 1917, vol 2b 1041.
  4. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, Pearse, Lieutt. Leonard George, RNZNVR, son of Henry Charles & Clara Pearse of London & husband of Annette G Weeks of Dunedin, Otago, NZ.
  5. [S120] New Zealand Registers, Cemetery reocrds, age 48, date & place, cremated, Waikumete Cemetery.
  6. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, fingagrave.com # 47203080, RNZVR memorial.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  8. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  9. [S116] UK Royal Navy, Navy Lists, RNVR, temporary sub-lieutenants, Oct 1916, p 528c.
  10. [S120] New Zealand Registers, NZ WW1 Army Reserve Rolls, 1916-17.
  11. [S120] New Zealand Registers, NZ WW1 Army Reserve Rolls, 1916-17. place & date.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016