Egypt Medal 1882-1889 (dated 1882) 1 clasp ‘The Nile 1884-85. (Lieut. J. E. Pierson. 1/R. Suss. R.) Coronation Medal 1902, unnamed as issued. Lieutenant J. E. Pierson. 1st Royal Sussex Regiment.
Captain J. E. Pierson is confirmed on the Egypt & Sudan Medal Roll as having served with the 1st Battalion 35th Foot, reaching the rank of Captain.