Sunday, 14 June 2015

Harrison, James - Private (12814)

Pte James Harrison
2nd Battalion,
East Lancashire Regiment,
Killed in Action,
31st March 1918,
Age 32
Commemorated Pozieres Memorial.

Newspaper Report:

CARR MILL WEAVER - Pte James Harrison killed

Mrs. Harrison of 13 Spring Lane, Haslingden has received an intimation that her husband Private james Harrison, of the East Lancs. Regt., was killed in action on March 31st.
The deceased soldier enlisted a month after the outbreak of the war, and went to France in July of 1915.  He was wounded last June but recovered and was returned to the fighting line.

Newspaper Memorial:

In loving memory of Private J. Harrison, East Lancashires, who was killed in action in France, March 31st 1918.

"Tis sweet to know we'll meet again,
Where partings are no more,
And that the one we loved so well,
Has only gone before."

From his loving Siter and Brother in law, Eliza and Pte. Harry Barritt.


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