Sunday 7 August 2011

Private Harry William Pearson

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 March 1915 (number 411009) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 17 July 1915 - at some point commissioned as a lieutenant - transferred to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, CEF, on 20 May 1916 - seconded to the Royal Flying Corps from 24 October 1918 to 12 August 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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