Charlie Pearson (c.1886-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

PEARSON, CHARLIE. Private. No 41989. 12th Battalion Manchester Regiment. Formerly No 32555 North Staffordshire Regiment. Born Golcar. Second son of Mr and Mrs James Pearson, James Street, Golcar, Married, with one child. Employed as a packer by Messrs John Lockwood and Sons, Milnsbridge. Attended Golcar Providence United Methodist Church. Enlisted November 1916. Embarked for France in February, 1917. Wounded 25.4.1917. Died of wounds at No 12 Casualty Clearing Station, 27.4.1917, aged 30 years. Buried DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row M, Grave 13.
ROH:-St. John's Church, Golcar.

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