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William Richard Pearson

In memory of:

Corporal William Richard Pearson

August 13, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

110443

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Pearson, of Stoke Newington, London, England. Born at Ilford, Essex, England.

Commemorated on Page 146 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY (ENCLOSURE 4)
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Enclosure No.4 III. J. 5.

Location:

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY ENCLOSURE NO.4 is located 2.5 Km south of Ieper town centre. The cemetery lies on the Rijselseweg (N365), the road connecting Ieper to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km after this crossroads on the left hand side of the Rijselseweg.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker

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