We remember Arthur Leyland Harrison

We remember Arthur Leyland Harrison

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
birth Torquay, Devon United Kingdom Source:7628681 Source:8991294 3rd February 1886
1888
sibling Percy Harrison Source:8991294 1888
1901
service Royal Navy Naval Cadet Source:7628681 15th May 1901
1901
location 2 Beaumont Terrace, Dover United Kingdom parents address Source:8991294 1901
1903
service Royal Navy Midshipman HMS Russell Source:7628681 7th October 1903
1906
service Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant Source:7628681 15th January 1906
1908
appointments Lieutenant Source:7628681 1st October 1908
1912
service Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Lion Source:7628681 4th June 1912 - 30th September 1916
1914
location Twickenham Rugby Stadium, England vs Ireland United Kingdom away from home address Source:8991298 14th February 1914
1914
location Queens Club Fulham, Army vs Navy rugby United Kingdom away from home address Source:8991298 7th March 1914
1914
location Stade de Colombes Paris, France vs England France away from home address Source:8991298 13th April 1914
1914
location HMS Lion, Heligoland Bight Germany military residence address Source:7628681 28th August 1914
1915
location HMS Lion, Dogger Bank, 160km off the Yorkshire coast United Kingdom military residence address Source:7628681 24th January 1915
1916
location HMS Lion, North Sea coast, off the Jutland Peninsula. Denmark military residence address Source:8991352 31st May 1916 - 1st June 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8991352 1st June 1916
1916
appointments Lieutenant Commander Source:7628681 1st October 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander HMS Lion Source:7628681 1st October 1916 - 23rd February 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander HMS Hindustan Source:7628681 1st March 1918 - 22nd April 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander HMS Vindictive - Seamen Storming Party Second in Command Source:8987456 22nd April 1918 - 23rd April 1918
1918
death Killed in Action His body was never recovered. Zeebrugge Belgium Source:8542561 Source:8542567 23rd April 1918

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur Leyland
Initials AL
Last Name Harrison,
Source 8542567
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2 Beaumont Terrace, Dover United Kingdom parents address known 1901
HMS Lion, Dogger Bank, 160km off the Yorkshire coast United Kingdom military residence address 24th January 1915
HMS Lion, Heligoland Bight Germany military residence address 28th August 1914
HMS Lion, North Sea coast, off the Jutland Peninsula. Denmark military residence address 31st May 1916 - 1st June 1916
Queens Club Fulham, Army vs Navy rugby United Kingdom away from home address 7th March 1914
Stade de Colombes Paris, France vs England France away from home address 13th April 1914
Twickenham Rugby Stadium, England vs Ireland United Kingdom away from home address 14th February 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy HMS Lion Lieutenant Commander
Royal Navy HMS Lion Lieutenant
Royal Navy Naval Cadet
Royal Navy HMS Russell Midshipman
Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant
Royal Navy HMS Hindustan Lieutenant Commander
Royal Navy HMS Vindictive - Seamen Storming Party Second in Command Lieutenant Commander
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
VC British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Adelaide E mother
Arthur J Harrison father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Percy Harrison brother 1888

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Trevor321
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Trevor321
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Trevor321
cwgc Maryann82329
The Zeebrugge Raid 1918 Keith1947
The Rugby History Society Keith1947
Jutland Despatch from Admiral Jellicoe Keith1947
"IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM VC & GC COLLECTION" (photographs) Keith1947
"By the Dart" :Lt Commander Arthur Leyland Harrison V.C. Katherine27600
Jutland interactive map Keith1947

Multimedia

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Arthur Leyland Harrison VC. Trevor321
St Mary's Wimbledon Maryann82329
Wimbledon Maryann82329
Seaman Storming Party list - page 1 of 6- Officers Keith1947
Memorial Stone Selena49658

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