Albert Wilfred PEARSON

Badge Number: S22049, Sub Branch: berri

PEARSON, Albert Wilfred

Service Number: 55878
Enlisted: 23 April 1918
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Kadina, South Australia, 5 June 1899
Home Town: Kensington, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Berri, South Australia, 16 July 1960, aged 61 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Berri Cemetery, S.A.
Protestant Section, Block A, Grave 15 R2. Interred on 19 July 1960 with Rev. M. Norman. Funeral Director was David Chandler
Memorials: Adelaide National Australia Bank WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

23 Apr 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
5 Jun 1918: Involvement Private, SN 55878, 1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements
5 Jun 1918: Embarked Private, SN 55878, 1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements, RMS Orontes, Sydney
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 55878, 32nd Infantry Battalion
15 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 55878, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Previously he had the rank of Corporal but reverted to Private but no reason was given Discharged at the 4th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Charles Phipps Pearson and Mary Ann Emma Pearson nee Thorne

On 2 April 1927 Albert married Orpha Gurner in the Malvern Methodist Church, SA

15 July 1918 - to hospital with Mumps

Returned to Australia on 5 September 1919 on board HMAT Plassy

Medals: British War Medal

Previously served in the Citizen Military Forces and the Cadets