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ROBERT PEARSON - Gordon Highlanders **NOW COMMEMORATED**

 
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 12:06 pm    Post subject: ROBERT PEARSON - Gordon Highlanders **NOW COMMEMORATED** Reply with quote

Two items from the Berwickshire News
14/3/1916 p.7 an application for exemption for Robert Pearson of Ecclaw, Cockburnspath an East District Road Roller Assistant was refused.
20/8/1918 p.3
Officially missing, Aug. 26, 1917. now presumed to have died on or after that date. Pte. Robert Pearson, 1918348. 10 Gordon Highlanders Though death divides fond memory clings. (From his loving Sisters, Ellen and Marion Pearson, Ecclaw Farm,, Cockburnspath.

He is not listed on CWGC nor on SDGW but there is a Soldiers Effects record for a Robert Pearson, Private (291524) Gordon Highlanders. Died 26 Aug 1917. Legatees are Ellen and Marion and brother Thomas.

There is also a Pension Card for Robert Pearson, Private (291524) 8/10 Gordon Highlanders. Died 26 Aug 1917.

In 1901 Stenton East Lothian Marion 60 Ellen 38 Marion 28 Thomas 26 Robert 20 Charles 8
1911 at Ecclaw Farm Marion widow 71 Ellen 46 Marion 39 Robert 31 Charles 18.

I have sent this on to Terry at IFTC.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 3:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

His case has been submitted. Now we wait.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done Ken
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2021 9:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well spotted, Ken.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 08, 2022 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added to the CWGC Register today 8 October 2022:

PRIVATE
Robert Pearson
Service Number: 291524
Regiment & Unit/Ship
Gordon Highlanders

8th/10th Bn.

Date of Death
Died 26 September 1917

Buried or commemorated at
UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

United Kingdom
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