Wilson Pearson (1878-1917)
Wilson Pearson died on 6 September 1917 from "self inflicted wounds" and was buried at Roisel Communal Cemetery, France.
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, WILSON. Private. Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Kirkheaton 6.4.1878. Educated Kirkheaton Church of England School. Employed as a mason. Prior to enlistment, was employed by Mr Greensmith, contractor, of Tandem, Kirkheaton. Later he worked for Mr E. Broscrombe, carrier, of Hillhouse Lane, Huddersfield. Lodged with Mrs Batty at 26 Union Street, Northgate, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 1916. Killed in action, 1917.