54 East Anglian Signal Squadron

Formed 1908 at Bedford. Served in Gallipoli in August 1915. Served in Egypt and Palestine for the remainder of the war.

Driver Henry Isaac Pearson

Henry Isaac Pearson was born in Luton in October 1894 to Frederick & Sarah Minnie.

In 1911 he is 16 years old & listed on the census as an inmate at the Reformatory School, Chapmore End near Ware in Hertfordshire. It was a place that provided care & training for boys that were involved in criminal or anti-social behaviour. Henry would have learnt agricultural skills by working on the farm there as well an education by attending school for a few hours each day.

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