|Place of birth||Kilkenny South Australia|
|Address||Willmott Street, Glanville, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Catherine Pearson, Willmott Street, Glanville, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/14/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Light Horse Regiment|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered from Military Medal)
Refers 2 April to 8 May 1918.
List dated 4 September 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Distinguished Conduct Medal
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations in the Jordan Valley on the 2 April to 8 May, 1918. On more than one occasion he gave his company commander very able assistance in connexion with dangerous reconnaissance of enemy territory in the vicinity of his post in Wadi Mellahah. His conduct throughout was most exemplary and praiseworthy.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2208 Pte Frank PEARSON, 14th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.|