We remember Charles Edwin Laurence Harris

We remember Charles Edwin Laurence Harris

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Timeline

1895
sibling Dorothy F K Harris Source:9205663 1895
1896
birth Wandsworth, London United Kingdom Source:9205478 Source:9205631 10th May 1896
1898
sibling Frank L M Harris Source:9205663 1898
1901
location Oak Lea, Abingdon, Middlesex United Kingdom away from home address Source:9205635 1901
1915
service British Army Private 3232 London Regiment 3/28th (County of London) Battalion (Artist’s Rifles) Source:9205491 25th January 1915 - 4th May 1915
1915
enlistment Dukes Road, Euston Road, London United Kingdom Source:9205491 25th January 1915
1915
employment Soldier British Army Source:9205478 25th January 1915 - 11th February 1916
1915
location 39 Ranelagh Gardens, London United Kingdom parents address Source:9205491 25th January 1915
1915
service British Army Private 3232 London Regiment 1/28th (County of London) Battalion (Artist’s Rifles) Source:9205491 5th May 1915 - 18th January 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9205491 8th May 1915 - 11th February 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal London Regiment 1/28th (County of London) Battalion (Artist’s Rifles) Source:9205491 19th January 1916 - 11th February 1916
1916
discharge Source:9205491 11th February 1916
1916
education Officer cadet training Indian Cadet Training College Wellington United Kingdom Source:9205538 11th February 1916 - 13th November 1916
1916
events Character Military Discipline United Kingdom Source:9205491 11th February 1916
1916
service British Army Officer Cadet Army Cadet College Wellington Source:9205538 11th February 1916 - 13th November 1916
1916
service Indian Army Second Lieutenant Unattached List Source:9205538 14th November 1916 - 23rd November 1916
1916
commission Source:9205538 14th November 1916
1916
employment Army Officer Indian Army Source:9205478 14th November 1916 - 15th May 1947
1916
theatres Indian Frontier :6g Source:9205478 24th November 1916
1916
service Indian Army Second Lieutenant 113th Infantry Dargai Fort Source:9205478 24th November 1916 - 13th November 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5462754 19th March 1917 - 14th April 1918
1917
service Indian Army Lieutenant 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Source:9205538 14th November 1917 - 13th November 1920
1918
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:5462754 11th April 1918 - 25th December 1920
1920
service Indian Army Captain 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Source:9205635 14th November 1920 - 31st January 1928
1921
appointments Adjutant, Poona Source:9205478 1921
1922
location 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse), Poona India military residence address Source:9205489 3rd September 1922
1928
appointments Officer of Company of Cadets, Royal Mil'y Collge Source:9205538 1st February 1928 - 19th December 1929
1928
service British Army Captain Royal Military College Source:9205538 1st February 1928 - 19th December 1929
1928
marriage Audrey White Source:9205478 1928 - 26th December 1961
1929
children Philippa Harris Source:9205478 1929
1929
service Indian Army Captaian 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Source:9205538 20th December 1929 - 19th March 1933
1933
appointments General Staff Officer, Second Grade (India) Source:9205538 20th March 1933 - 17th October 1935
1933
service Indian Army Captain General Staff Source:9205538 20th March 1933 - 13th November 1934
1933
children Una Harris Source:9205478 1933
1934
service Indian Army Major General Staff Source:9205538 14th November 1934 - 17th October 1935
1935
service Indian Army Major and Local Lieutenant Colonel Staff College Quetta Source:9205538 16th September 1935 - 31st December 1936
1935
service Indian Army Major 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Source:9205538 17th October 1935
1936
appointments Instructor, Staff College, Quetta Source:9205538 17th January 1936 - 17th January 1939
1937
service Indian Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Attached to Staff College, Quetta Source:9205538 1st January 1937 - 17th January 1939
1939
service Indian Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Source:9205538 18th January 1939
1940
appointments General Staff Officer, Grade 2 (Operations), Simla Source:9205478 June 1940 - 1940
1940
appointments General Staff Officer, Grade 2 (Operations), Delhi Source:9205478 1940
1941
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9205478 March 1941
1941
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9205478 June 1941 - September 1941
1941
theatres Persia :6c Source:9205478 September 1941 - March 1941
1942
service Indian Army Temporary Brigadier General Staff Indian Armoured Corps Source:9205538 3rd May 1942
1942
service Indian Army Colonel General Staff Indian Armoured Corps Source:9205538 3rd May 1942 - 15th May 1947
1943
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9205538 5th August 1943
1946
education Training at Anglican theological college Ridley Hall, Cambridge Universitry Cambridge United Kingdom Source:9205478 1946
1947
service Indian Army Honorary Brigadier Retired List Source:9205538 15th May 1947
1947
discharge Source:9205538 15th May 1947
1948
service British Army Chaplain to the Forces (Fourth Class) Dorset Regiment Army Cadet Force Source:9205538 1st September 1948 - 24th February 1950
1950
employment Vicar of Burbage Church of England Burbage, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:9205478 1950 - 1965
1950
location The Vicarage, Burbage, Wiltshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9205478 1950 - 1965
1954
service British Army Lieutenant Wiltshire Regiment Combined Cadet Force Source:9205538 15th January 1954 - 10th January 1963
1962
marriage Margaret Source:9205478 11th September 1962
1964
children Elizabeth Anne Harris Source:9205478 3rd February 1964
1965
location Dover, Kent United Kingdom their own address Source:9205478 1965
1968
employment Chairman Political Dover Conservative Association Dover United Kingdom Source:9205478 1968
education St Paul's School London United Kingdom Source:9205478
service Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel General Staff Indian Armoured Corps Source:9205538
employment Oil Executive Anglo-Mexican Oil Company Tampico Mexico Source:9205478
employment Curate Church of England Dorchester United Kingdom Source:9205478
employment Prison Chaplain Church of England Dorchesther United Kingdom Source:9205478
1996
death Not War Related "Harris died, following a fall, six days before his centenary" United Kingdom Source:9205478 4th May 1996

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Charles Edwin Laurence
Initials CEL
Last Name Harris
Source 9205538
First Names Laurie
Initials L
Last Name Harris
Source 9205478
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse), Poona India military residence address known 3rd September 1922
39 Ranelagh Gardens, London United Kingdom parents address 25th January 1915
Dover, Kent United Kingdom their own address 1965
Oak Lea, Abingdon, Middlesex United Kingdom away from home address known 1901
The Vicarage, Burbage, Wiltshire United Kingdom their own address 1950 - 1965
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3232 London Regiment 3/28th (County of London) Battalion (Artist’s Rifles) Private
British Army 3232 London Regiment 1/28th (County of London) Battalion (Artist’s Rifles) Private
British Army London Regiment 1/28th (County of London) Battalion (Artist’s Rifles) Lance Corporal
Indian Army Unattached List Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Military College Captain
Indian Army 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Captaian
Indian Army General Staff Captain
Indian Army General Staff Major
Indian Army 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Major
Indian Army Staff College Quetta Major and Local Lieutenant Colonel
Indian Army 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Attached to Staff College, Quetta Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
Indian Army 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
Indian Army General Staff Indian Armoured Corps Temporary Brigadier
Indian Army General Staff Indian Armoured Corps Lieutenant Colonel
Indian Army General Staff Indian Armoured Corps Colonel
Indian Army Retired List Honorary Brigadier
British Army Dorset Regiment Army Cadet Force Chaplain to the Forces (Fourth Class)
British Army Wiltshire Regiment Combined Cadet Force Lieutenant
British Army Army Cadet College Wellington Officer Cadet
Indian Army 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Lieutenant
Indian Army 113th Infantry Dargai Fort Second Lieutenant
Indian Army 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Philippa Harris daughter 1929
Una Harris daughter 1933
Elizabeth Anne Harris daughter 3rd February 1964
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Francis Edward Harris father
Florence Annie B Harris nee Taylor mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothy F K Harris sister 1895
Frank L M Harris brother 1898
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Audrey White wife 1928
Margaret wife 11th September 1962
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-01-25 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1946 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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