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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Erwin Pearson

In memory of:

Private Erwin Pearson

May 29, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


2nd Bn.

Additional Information


May 31, 1891

Commemorated on Page 307 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. B. 16.


LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 8 Km west of Ieper town centre on the N304 Klijtseweg, a road leading from the N375 Dikkebuseweg, connecting Ieper to Dikkebus, Klijte and on to Loker. From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375) is located via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J.Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M.Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. 7 Km along the Dikkebuseweg lies the village of Klijte and the right hand turning at the roundabout just before the village leads onto the N304 Klijtseweg. LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres after this right hand turning on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ERWIN PEARSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Family photo– Back is Christopher Pearson (Erwin's father) and Erwin in uniform.
Erwin's wife Maggie (holding baby) Ruby, Margaret, Jim 
and in front sitting is Erwin "Ted".
These are their 4 children.
  • Family photo– This is Erwin's family
Standing in Back - Erwin and Randolph
Front:  Flossie, Christopher (father), Ellis, Carlton, Nancy Jane (mother)

(Ellis was my grandfather)
  • Grave Marker– Private Pearson Erwin - La Clytte Military Cemetery , Belgium

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