Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Harvey Pearson

In memory of:

Private Robert Harvey Pearson

March 21, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


58th Bn.

Additional Information


October 6, 1889
Stratford, Ontario


May 3, 1916
Stratford, Ontario

Son of Elizabeth Pearson of Stratford, Ontario. Brother of Marshall Alfred Pearson who died on August 6, 1918 while serving with the Canadian Field Artillery.

Commemorated on Page 483 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 12.


The village of Anzin-St Aubin is on the north-western outskirts of Arras and the ANZIN-ST AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY is on the northern side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– Robert Harvey Pearson, age 11, left, with brothers Frederick Beverly, age 3, centre left, Marshall Alfred, age 7, centre right and William James, age 13, right. Taken in 1900 with all the hope and optimism of a new century.
  • Family Photo– Pearson Family portrait by G. F. Maitland Studios of Stratford taken for Christmas 1907. Robert Harvey Pearson Jr., 18 years of age, is third from the right (centre)in the back row.
  • Photo of Robert Harvey Pearson– Robert Harvey Pearson Jr. of Stratford,Ontario died at the age of 28 years and 5 months.
  • Photo of Robert Harvey Pearson– Photo of Robert Harvey Pearson in the spring of 1916, on the day that he left Stratford for training at Camp Borden.
  • Matchbox– A matchbox given to Robert Harvey Pearson by his Masonic Lodge.
  • Medals– Medals awarded posthumously to Robert Harvey Pearson and sent to his mother with a note of condolence from the Canadian government in the small box shown in the lower left corner.
  • Medallion– Large bronze medal (4.75" diameter) awarded to the mother of Robert Harvey Pearson accompanied by a condolence signed by King George V.

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