Anton “Tony” Olaf Pearson is one of our Faces of Freedom

Face of Freedom- Born in Melville, Tony Pearson is one of the Faces of Freedom being recognized by Veterans Affairs. Now a resident in British Columbia, he served in World War II.

Anton “Tony” Olaf Pearson was born on 8 March 1925 in Melville, Saskatchewan. He enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces on 15 October 1943, and first joined the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. He said he decided to volunteer before he was conscripted. “I chose volunteering.” Pearson was reassigned to the…