Pearson, Cecil Wilfred

  • Township: East Nissouri
  • Rank: Trooper
  • Branch: #1 District Depot, CA London Depot
  • Regiment number: A-111814
  • Date of birth: November 24, 1923
  • Where born: Kintore, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: November 12, 2011
  • Burial location: Presbyterian Cemetery, Kintore, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Years of service: November 9, 1944 - April 18, 1946
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Cecil Wilfred Pearson (1923-2011) was the son of Lionel Alphesis and Edna Rae (nee Robinson) Pearson.  He enlisted in London, Ontario and trained at Camp Borden as a tank driver. Cecil was asked to learn Japanese but the war was over before this took place.  During this time he married Reta Bull on March 24, 1945.  Together they resided at Camp Boarden and upon his discharge in 1946 they moved to Kintore where Cecil took over the family farm.   Together they raised five children - Murray, Penny, Jane, Ruth and Leah.

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