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Forename(s): Arthur Munro
Place of Birth: Earby, Yorkshire
Service No: 7078
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1917-01-20
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. B. 13.
CWGC Cemetery: HUMBERCAMPS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Arthur Munro Harrison was the son of John William and Hannah Young Harrison, née Munro and brother of Gunner Norman Harrison (772132) (q.v.). Their father was born at Earby, Yorkshire and mother at Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland. After Hannah's death in 1916, John married Elizabeth Ellen Bailey in 1917.
1901 Earby, Yorkshire Census: Stoney Bank - Arthur M. Harrison, aged 7 years, born Earby, son of John W. and Hannah Harrison.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: Brown Hill Farm, Harden - Munro Harrison, aged 16 years, born Earby, son of John William and Hannah Harrison.
The British Army Service Record for [Arthur] Munro Harrison exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Munro Harrison, 6/4898, W. Rid. R. K. in A. 20.1.17.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Munroe Harrison, 5/7078; 6/4898, 1/6 W. Rid. R. K. in A. 20.1.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Munroe Harrison, 7078, 1/5th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 20.1.17 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - John W. £6 7s. 10d.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HARRISON, Arthur Munro, aged 22, Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, Stoney Bank, [Earby], killed in action Jan. 20, 1917.
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Private Arthur Munro HARRISON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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