John Pearson Image

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.






Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Sergeant

Conflict

Battalion

8th Regiment of Light Dragoons (British Army)

Enlisted

Yorkshire, England

Enlistment Date

1844



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

Visit the Online Collections of the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre through the link below, for more information and artefacts related to this soldier.


Online Collections Link




Notes

Crimean War.




Sources & Links




News Clippings


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