Ernest Lemuel Pearson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Leith
  • Service no: 64247
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Sanitary Station
  • Place of Death: Mesopotamia
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 14/07/1917
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.H.22

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 49 Annfield Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    T. Pearson, 299 Easter Rd, Leith, Edinburgh

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Margaret Forbes Pearson, New Mills, Invergordon

  • Children:

    Leslie, born 11.06.1915 & Agnes, born 14.05.1917

More about Ernest Lemuel Pearson

Corporal Pearson was born in Dundee but lived and enlisted in Leith. He is interred in Basra War Cemetery in Iraq.

Ernest Lemuel Pearson    64247   Royal Army Medical Corps

PEARSON___Died of heat stroke, on 14th inst., at a British General Hospital, Corporal Ernest Lemuel Pearson, only son of Mr and Mrs T. Pearson, 299 Easter Road, Leith, late of Dundee, and beloved husband of Bessie Ferrier.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th August 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Jim Flood. Further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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