We remember Lester Bowles Pearson

We remember Lester Bowles Pearson

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1897
birth Newtonbrook, Ontario Canada Source:6087350 23rd April 1897
1913
education Bachelor of Arts - years 1 and 2 University of Toronto - Victoria College faculty Toronto, Ontario Canada Source:9464015 September 1913 - April 1915
1913
service Other Empire Force Canadian Officer Training Corps - Senior Contingent University of Toronto Source:9464017 September 1913 - April 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private Canadian Army Medical Corps Source:9464017 27th April 1915
1915
dates Age 18 Source:6087350 27th April 1915
1915
enlistment Toronto Canada Source:6087350 27th April 1915
1915
location Embarked S.S. Corinthian, destination of Devonport, England United Kingdom military residence address Source:9464017 16th May 1915 - 27th May 1915
1915
location Embarked aboard a troopship, departing Devonport, destination of Alexandria Egypt military residence address Source:9464017 17th October 1915 - 7th November 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9464017 17th October 1915 - 10th November 1915
1915
location Embarked HMHS Carisbrooke Castle at Alexandria, destination Salonika Greece military residence address Source:9464017 7th November 1915 - 11th November 1915
1915
theatres Balkans :2 Source:9464017 11th November 1915 - 7th March 1917
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private C.A.M.C. 1059 No. 4 Canadian General Hospital Source:9464017 11th November 1915
1917
appointments Acting Corporal Source:9464017 25th February 1917
1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Acting Corporal C.A.M.C. 1059 No. 4 Canadian General Hospital Source:9464017 25th February 1917
1917
location Embarked for England via Marseilles, thus departing the Salonika Front in Greece military residence address Source:9464017 8th March 1917
1917
service British Army Officer Cadet C.E.F. Attached to 4th Officer Cadet Battalion Detached from Canadian Army Medical Corps Source:9464017 7th April 1917
1917
location Officer Cadet training, Wadham College, Oxford, England United Kingdom military residence address Source:9464017 7th April 1917
1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Temporary Lieutenant Western Ontario Regiment - 1st Depot Battalion Source:9464017 2nd August 1917
1917
appointments Temporary Lieutenant Source:9464017 2nd August 1917
1917
commission Temporary Source:9464017 2nd August 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps training Attached from C.E.F. Source:8581203 10th October 1917 - 26th March 1918
1917
location City of Westminster Infirmary, London, England United Kingdom away from home address Source:9464017 15th December 1917 - 30th January 1918
1918
location Embarked aboard a troopship to return to Canada military residence address Source:8581203 26th March 1918 - 6th April 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Royal Air Force Canada Source:8581203 9th April 1918 - 14th April 1919
1919
discharge Source:9464017 15th April 1919
1919
education Bachelor of Arts - year 3 University of Toronto - Victoria College faculty Toronto, Ontario Canada Source:9464015 1919
location 37 Liverpool Street, Guelph, Ontario Canada parents address Source:8581203
1972
death Not War Related Ottawa Canada Source:8453948 27th October 1972

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Lester Bowles
Initials LB
Last Name Pearson
Source 6087350
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
37 Liverpool Street, Guelph, Ontario Canada parents address
City of Westminster Infirmary, London, England United Kingdom away from home address 15th December 1917 - 30th January 1918
Embarked HMHS Carisbrooke Castle at Alexandria, destination Salonika Greece military residence address 7th November 1915 - 11th November 1915
Embarked S.S. Corinthian, destination of Devonport, England United Kingdom military residence address 16th May 1915 - 27th May 1915
Embarked aboard a troopship to return to Canada military residence address 26th March 1918 - 6th April 1918
Embarked aboard a troopship, departing Devonport, destination of Alexandria Egypt military residence address 17th October 1915 - 7th November 1915
Embarked for England via Marseilles, thus departing the Salonika Front in Greece military residence address 8th March 1917
Officer Cadet training, Wadham College, Oxford, England United Kingdom military residence address 7th April 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Canada Temporary Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps training Attached from C.E.F. Temporary Lieutenant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 1059 No. 4 Canadian General Hospital Private C.A.M.C.
Canadian Expeditionary Force 1059 No. 4 Canadian General Hospital Acting Corporal C.A.M.C.
Other Empire Force Canadian Officer Training Corps - Senior Contingent University of Toronto
British Army Attached to 4th Officer Cadet Battalion Detached from Canadian Army Medical Corps Officer Cadet C.E.F.
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps Private
Canadian Expeditionary Force Western Ontario Regiment - 1st Depot Battalion Temporary Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Reverend Edwin A Pearson father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Green Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-04-27 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-04-27 Wesleyan

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Charlotte33

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Entry from The Canadian Encyclopedia David18948
Canadian Great War Project Kristen1288
Biography on Nobel Prize website Charlotte33
PDF of service records for C.E.F - additional file Lizbet72994
PDF of service records for C.E.F Lizbet72994

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Lester Pearson David18948
Lester B Pearson, 1917 Kristen1288
Lester B Pearson serving in the First World War Charlotte33
Pearson Airport Sign Jessica140222
Officer's Statement of Service Keith1947

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