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Name

Sergeant John Pearson

Born

1825

From

Yorkshire, England

Death

1892-04-18

Where Died

Cemetery

Awards

The Victoria Cross, the Crimea Medal (1854-56), and the Indian Mutiny medal (1857-58) with 1 clasp.



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Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Sergeant

Conflict

Battalion

8th Regiment of Light Dragoons (British Army)

Enlisted

Yorkshire, England

Enlistment Date

1844



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Notes

Crimean War.




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This section, including captions, is a work in progress, with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2019. Please contact us with any questions about these images: archives@brucecounty.on.ca; 519-797-2080.


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Colourized photo of portrait of John Pearson
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Colour photo of John Pearson'
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Medal Entitlement of John Pearson
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1887 Pension
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Crimean Pension due to estate of John Pearson
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Crimean Annuity
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Crimean Anuity
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brief bio sketch

Medal entitlement, courtesy of RCL #202

Annual annuity confirmation letter, 1867, p. 3

Victoria Cross and other Pearson medals, courtesy of RCL #202

John Pearson gravemarker, Eastnor Cemetery, courtesy of RCL #202

Citations transcript, courtesy of RCL #202

Federal District Paymaster letter, 1892, p. 1

Certificate of identity of a pensioner : John Pearson V.C.

Federal District Paymaster letter, 1892, p. 2

Annual annuity confirmation letter, 1867, p. 2

Annual annuity confirmation letter, 1867, p. 1

Victoria Cross, courtesy of RCL #202

Letter advising of special pension, 1859

Sgt. John Pearson, courtesy of RCL #202

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