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|Rank=Pte
 
|Rank=Pte
 
|Date of birth=Born 1918/19.
 
|Date of birth=Born 1918/19.
|Age=21
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|Age=21 at the time of his death.
 
|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly early May 1939.  Posted ? 9th Bn DLI.  Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939.  Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS.  Served BEF.  KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority: Casualty L. Category B.
 
|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly early May 1939.  Posted ? 9th Bn DLI.  Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939.  Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS.  Served BEF.  KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority: Casualty L. Category B.
 
|Joined Brigade=Probably 1/9/1939.
 
|Joined Brigade=Probably 1/9/1939.
 
|Promotions=L/Cpl
 
|Promotions=L/Cpl
|Died/Killed in action=20-May-40
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|Died/Killed in action=KILLED in ACTION 20-May-40.  Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row F, Grave 3, [[BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY]], Ficheux.  Headstone inscription reads: "TREASURE HIS SMILE, JUST GONE FOR A WHILE. REMEMBERED. FATHER AND MOTHER".
|Home address=Son of Henry and Mary Jane Pearson, Bensham.  Residence - 10, Ascot Crescent, Bensham, Gateshead.  Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row F, Grave 3, [[BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY]], Ficheux.
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|Home address=Son of Henry and Mary Jane Pearson, Bensham.  Residence - 10, Ascot Crescent, Bensham, Gateshead.   
 
|Image Name=Pearson_J_W_4455557.JPG
 
|Image Name=Pearson_J_W_4455557.JPG
 
|Image Title=L/Cpl J W Pearson's CWGC headstone.
 
|Image Title=L/Cpl J W Pearson's CWGC headstone.
 
|Source table=1TS
 
|Source table=1TS
 
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Latest revision as of 16:10, 20 June 2019

Personnel Entry

L/Cpl J W Pearson's CWGC headstone.
L/Cpl J W Pearson's CWGC headstone.

Name Pearson John William
Army number 4455557
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born 1918/19.
Age 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly early May 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority: Casualty L. Category B.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions L/Cpl
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 20-May-40. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row F, Grave 3, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux. Headstone inscription reads: "TREASURE HIS SMILE, JUST GONE FOR A WHILE. REMEMBERED. FATHER AND MOTHER".
Home address Son of Henry and Mary Jane Pearson, Bensham. Residence - 10, Ascot Crescent, Bensham, Gateshead.
Source table 1TS