Pearson, Wilfred “Fred”

Regimental Number: 15224
Rank: Corporal
Branch: Royal Canadian Dragoons

Fred was born in Kirkby Hill, England on May 15, 1890. It is unknown when he first came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army at Valcartier in September of 1914. In April of 1918, he suffered gunshot wounds to his left arm. Fred married Mary Smith ca. August 1918. In 1919, he came to the South Peace and filed on SW 12-76-3-W6 and NW 1-76-3-W6. They moved to Vancouver in 1939. Fred died in 1977.

Sources: Grooming the Grizzly p. 488