Pearson Arthur Joseph 2/Lt 311485

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Name Pearson Arthur Joseph
Army number 311485
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth
Age 0
Unit Served in the ranks of the South Lancashire Regiment as 14551302. South Lancashire Regiment - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 4/3/1944 (Gazetted 25/4/1944). Posted to the 101 Reinforcement Group. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry and posted to the 10th Bn DLI 23/6/1944. Wounded 11/7/1944 while with 10th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry. From South Lancashire Regiment Emergency Commission to be Lieutenant in the Royal Tank Regiment 27/2/1950, with seniority from 3/1/1948.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role 2 i/c
Joined Brigade 23-Jun-44.
Promotions War Substantive Lieutenant.
Wounded 11/7/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address
Source table 10DLI

(Some records show Lt Pearson's Army Number as 311425 - which appears to be in error).

There were too may instances of men with exactly the same name to be definitive about Lt Pearson's birth and death. Anyone with firm information is invited to contact the Lead Researcher at All contributions will be acknowledged.