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Pearson, Ronald Wilfred


Battalion / unit at enlistment: 53rd Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 22 Oct 1893, Minnedosa, MB, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-1047

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Law        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Prince Albert
Attestation date: 18 Feb 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: law student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 21 years, 5 months
Height (inches): 69.75
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.00
Previous military service: active militia
Notes: 46th Bn, CEF, former 105th SK Fus.

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
53rd Bn           
28th Bn            LL
2nd CMR           


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   NA
Captain   CB List and RoS


Decoration type Notes
Ment. in Desp.
D.S.M. RoH, not RoS


Wound type Date Notes
  6 Nov 1917


Father: Pearson, Frank
Father's Address: Bank of Hamilton, Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1913 1915 U of S Calendar
National Trust, Saskatoon    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 box 7689 - 13
College Building list #: 48
Roll of Honour list #: 165
Roll of Service (1928) #: 250
Long List #: 266

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