Pearson Thomas Pte. 4459467
Name Pearson Thomas
Army number 4459467
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggests Autumn 1939. Posted ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted 10th Battalion DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served in Northern France with the B.E.F. Reported missing. Known to have been taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940 - official notification received 13/8/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 3/6/1946.
Company/Battery Company not yet ascertained.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 21D (12), PoW Number 3961.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family details as yet.
Source table 10DLI