Atley Wilfrid Pearson 2/Lt 62682
Name Atley Wilfrid Pearson
Army number 62682
Date of birth 23rd September 1911 in Stockton on Tees. Mother's maiden name Smith.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as 2/Lt in 5th Bn DLI 21/4/1934. Posted to the TA Reserve of 5th Bn 29/6/1938. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted 10th Bn DLI 30/10/39. Posted 1st Bn DLI 11/1/1940. Served Egypt. Special employment 1942. Relinquished Commission on account of disability 22/10/1945 and granted the Honorary rank of Captain.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 30-Oct-39.
Promotions W/S Lt 4/10/1940. T/Capt 15/7/1941.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered April 1986, Bournemouth, Hampshire aged 74.
Home address Address in 1937 was 17, Adelaide, Waterloo, Liverpool 2.
Source table 10DLI