Reginald Pearson

Surname: Pearson
Other names: Reginald
Other people in this story:
Jesse Pearson
Sarah Pearson (nee Mobley)
Margaret A. Pearson
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Harrow, Middlesex
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Reginald Pearson was born in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 19 Apr 1897 and baptised there on 11 May 1897 the son of Jesse Pearson, a Coachman, and Sarah Pearson (Nee Mobley).  He lived his early life at Clouds House Stables, East Knoyle, Wiltshire.  He had enlisted with the Royal Naval Air Service on 9 Jun 1915 (Service No. F5601) eventually becoming a Leading Mechanic.  It is known he served some time in Italy but not where.  He was transferred to the newly formed Royal Air Force as a Corporal Mechanic on 1 Apr 1918 (Service No. 205601).  He was eventually discharged on 15 May 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 178 Malvern Avenue, Harrow, Middlesex, described as a Skilled Telecommunication Instrument Technician.  It is also noted on the Register that he had a wife, Margaret F. Pearson, but no marriage records have been found.   His death was recorded at the Chiltern & Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, Registry, during 1981.


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