We remember John Harrison

We remember John Harrison

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8538639 12th November 1890
1909
education Student Teacher St Johns College York York United Kingdom Source:9568533 1909 - 1912
1912
employment School teacher Hull United Kingdom Source:9568533 1912 - 1915
1914
marriage Lillian Ellis Source:9568533 1st September 1914
1915
children John Harrison Source:9568533 June 1915
1915
enlistment Hull United Kingdom Source:9568533 4th November 1915
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Battalion Source:9568533 5th August 1916 - 3rd May 1917
1916
commission Regular Source:9568533 5th August 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9568533 September 1916 - 3rd May 1917
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9568533 25th February 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:9568533 3rd May 1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8916141
marriage J Harrison Source:8916141
service British Army Second Lieutenant East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Battalion Source:9100000
1917
death Killed in Action Th Battle of the Scarpe France Source:8538635 Source:9100000 Source:9568533 3rd May 1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8916141
burial Https://www.cwgc.org/find-War-Dead/casualty/785562/harrison,-John/ CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais, France France Bay 4 and 5. Source:9568533

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Harrison,
Source 8916141
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Battalion Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
VC MC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Harrison son June 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charlotte Harrison nee Carr mother
John Harrison father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
J Harrison wife
Lillian Ellis wife 1st September 1914

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Alan68334
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription David1424

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. Trevor321
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
The Greatest Sacrifice -Fallen Heroes of the Northern Union Dave143039

Multimedia

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John Harrison VC. Trevor321

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