We remember James Harrison

We remember James Harrison

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
sibling Henry Harrison Source:6169702 1884
1886
birth Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9637314 Source:6167843 16th March 1886
1889
sibling Sarah Harrison Source:6169702 1889
1891
dates Age 5 Source:6169702 1891
1891
location 5 James Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9637314 1891
1892
sibling Elizabeth Harrison Source:6169704 1892
1896
sibling Martha Harrison Source:6169704 1896
1901
dates Age 15 Source:6169704 1901
1901
sibling William Harrison Source:6169704 1901
1901
location 5 James Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:6169704 1901
1901
employment Cotton piecer Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6169705 1901
1911
dates Age 25 Source:6169705 1911
1911
location 257 Church Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:6169705 1911
1914
dates Age 28 Source:6169625 3rd September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 16538 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 10th Battalion Source:6169625 3rd September 1914
1914
location 187 Bolton Road, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:6169625 3rd September 1914
1914
enlistment Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6169625 3rd September 1914
1915
events Punishment Military Discipline Eastbourne United Kingdom 3 other disciplinary cases are recorded in the service records, but one was dismissed. Source:6169625 6th March 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6169625 31st July 1915 - 23rd July 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded, treatment in France before returning to England, spent time in Sheffield before being transferred for light duty to 3rd Battalion. Hospital/Institution Source:6169625 15th July 1916
1916
marriage Agnes Ratcliffe Source:9637350 2nd December 1916
1916
location 17 Albion Street, Wingates, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address Source:6169625 6th December 1916
1916
service British Army Private 16538 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:6169625 6th December 1916
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6169625 17th February 1917 - 2nd August 1917
1917
service British Army Private 16538 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1/4th Source:9637350 2nd August 1917
1917
death Died of wounds Telegram and form in service record states died at C2 P7448 10 Casualty Clearing Station from shell wound right leg and fracture femur back and right arm. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium Source:6167843 Source:9637488 2nd August 1917
burial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Lijssenthoek Belgium XVII.A.19. Source:9637350

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Harrison
Source 1781542
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
17 Albion Street, Wingates, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address known 6th December 1916
187 Bolton Road, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 3rd September 1914
257 Church Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
5 James Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
5 James Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 16538 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 16538 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 10th Battalion Private
British Army 16538 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1/4th 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
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Harrison father
Elizabeth Ellen Harrison mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Harrison brother 1884
Sarah Harrison sister 1889
Elizabeth Harrison sister 1892
Martha Harrison sister 1896
William Harrison brother 1901
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Ratcliffe wife 2nd December 1916
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-03 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-03 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Preston485
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Preston485
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Preston485
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Preston485
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Preston485

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915 Gaye159565
British Army WW1 Service Records, 1914-1920 Gaye159565
UK, WW1 Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 Gaye159565
CWGC Gaye159565

Multimedia

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War Grave of James Harrison Gaye159565
The War History 1/4th LNL Reg. p166 Gaye159565
Serving in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Gaye159565

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