George Pearson (c.1892-1916)

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, GEORGE. Private. No 4293. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment (attached 47th Trench Mortar Battery). Son of David Pearson. Husband of Elizabeth Ann Pearson, Lascelles Hall, Huddersfield. Employed as a collier by Mr Benjamin Elliott of Lepton. Killed in action in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt on 3.9.1916, aged 24 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton; Lepton Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission