- Township: East Nissouri
- Branch: 1st Depot Battalion Western Ontario Regiment
- Regiment number: 3137812
- Date of birth: 1895
- Wars Served: World War I
- Years of service: June 1918 -
- Country enlisted with: Canada
James Pearse was drafted June 1918 to the 1st Depot Battalion Western Ontario Regiment. He was a farmer at Lakeside, Ontario. His parents were James and Almeda Purdy of E 1/2 Lot 21 Concession 9, East NIssouri Township.