Leewis French Pearson was born on 8 October 1890 at Tazewell, Tennessee to Lewis Tipton Pearson and Alice L. Barnard. He was killed in action on 8 October 1918 at the age of 28. Pvt Pearson was initially buried at the American Cemetery, Bony, Aisne in France. Buried at Knoxville National Cemetery, B 19, 3728


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 October 1890
  • Date of death: 8 October 1918
  • County: Claiborne
  • Hometown: Tazewell
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company A,114th Machine Gun Battalion, 30th Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Bellecourt, Premont
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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