Boston - Joseph Mashford Pearson

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Reference WMO/265534


Boston Cemetery

Marian Road


PE21 9HA


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Grave Marker
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Names recorded from left to right, starting at the back. In Loving Memory Of / Ernest Frederick Pearson / Suddenly Called Away May 26 1925, Aged 41 Years In Loving Memory Of / Gertrude Pearson / Who Died January 11. 1971. Aged 90. In / Loving Memory / Of / Joseph Mashford / Pearson / Who Gave His Life / For His Country / May 4 1917 / Aged 29 Years. In Loving Memory Of / Frederick Benjamin Pearson / Who Passed Away June 15. 1939. Aged 85 Years / Re – United. In Loving Memory Of / Frances, / The Dearly Beloved Wife Of Fred B. Pearson / Who Passed Away Feb. 5. 1927, Aged 70 Years.

PEARSON Joseph Mashford Private 97157. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at sea 4th May 1917, aged 29 years. Son of Frederick Benjamin and Frances Pearson (nee Mashford) of 32 Hartley Street, Boston, husband of Lillian Pearson of 20 Pen Street, Boston, Lincs. Born Boston, enlisted Bourne and resident Boston, Lincs. Commemorated SAVONA MEMORIAL

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