We remember James Walter Thomas Harris

We remember James Walter Thomas Harris

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
birth Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire United Kingdom Source:5514248 Source:5515371 1st September 1887
1918
missing Source:5514248 31st May 1918
1918
dates Age 28 Source:5514248 12th October 1918
internment pow Thuringia Germany Source:5514248
marriage Fanny Harris Source:5514248
service British Army Private 10314 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Source:1594079
service British Army Private 19898 25th Bn., Machine Gun Corps Source:5521578
service British Army Private 19898 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Source:7478035
1918
death War Related Sickness He died from Dysentery brought on by forced labour, poor sanitation, malnutrition and inadequate shelter. Ohrdruf PoW Camp Germany Source:7478035 Source:5521578 12th October 1918
burial Niederzwehren Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Hessen Ohrdruf Prisoner of War Cemetery, Thuringia, Germany, 107 burials during 1915-1918, consolidated at Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel, Hessen, Germany after the war. Germany IV. F. 4. Source:7478035 Source:5514248

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James Walter Thomas
Initials JWT
Last Name Harris
Source 5515371
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 10314 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Private
British Army 19898 25th Bn., Machine Gun Corps Private
British Army 19898 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fanny Harris wife

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Official Records

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Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Deryck11795
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Author of Letter of Condolence to Fanny Harris Ian105013

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JWT Harris Gravestone Deryck11795
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J W T Harris CWGC Cert Deryck11795
Vickers Gun Deryck11795
Ohrdruf PoW Camp Deryck11795
Pip, Squeak & Wilfred Deryck11795
French PoWs disembark at Ohrdruf Deryck11795
A work detail of British PoWs return to camp. Deryck11795
James & Fanny Deryck11795
J W T Harris Deryck11795
Ox & Bucks Light Infantry cap badge Deryck11795
Typical Red Cross Parcel Deryck11795
ICRC john14663
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Letter - Mrs Fanny Harris Ian105013

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