Walter Relf Pearless/, Dr
Born 19 Mar 1854 East Grinstead, Sussex, baptised Australia & New Zealand, died 23 Dec 1924 New Zealand, 70 years, bur. Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand (St.John). Occupations: Medical Practitioner. Son of William Pearless and Mary Ann(e) Richardson
His father's Will provided for him to complete his professional education. "Travelled to Victoria, Australia as a ship's surgeon, returned and married there and later moved to New Zealand". Arrived at Wellington from Melbourne on the "Arawata" 11 July 1884 with his wife and family. "Public Vaccinator" Sep 1884, Waimea South (NZ); living at Wakefield (NZ) 1906. Served WWI NZ Army Medical Corps; Lt.Col.; Mediterranean Exped.Force, Mentioned in Despatches 12.6.1915; VD. Had 4 sons, 7 daughters.
Married 18 Jun 1877 South Yarra, Victoria, Australia (47 years married) to:
Marianne Lessel Raikes
Born C1853 Patna, India, died 7 Mar 1927 New Zealand, 73 or 74 years, bur. Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand (St.John)
1)Walter Hugh Pearless/, Dr
Born 28 Mar 1879 Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, baptised New Zealand, died 29 Dec 1940 Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand, 61 years. Occupations: Doctor of Medicine
Had 5 sons & 4 daughters. In the 1904/5 season he played first-class cricket for Otago [statistics on NZ Cricket web-site].
2)Lessel Pearless PRIVACY FILTER
3)Herbert Campbell Pearless
Born 1880 Alberton, Victoria, Australia, died 12 Jun 1934 Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand(StPaul), 53 or 54 years
Married Gerty Palmer and had issue, 2 daughters.
4)Montague Cecil Pearless
Born 2 Aug 1884 Yarra, Victoria, Australia, died 29 Jul 1903 New Zealand, 18 years, bur. Wakefield, New Zealand (St.Johm's)