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Forename(s): Charles Edwin
Place of Birth: St Ive, Cornwall
Service No: 3/12228
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: Depot
Date of Death: 1919-02-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: HOME - UNKNOWN
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Charles Edwin Harris was the son of Edmund Henry and Sarah Eliza Harris, née Jane. Edmund was born at St. Ive and Sarah at Quethiock, Cornwall.
1871 St. Ive, Cornwall Census: Marshgate - Charles E. Harris, aged 1 year, born St. Ive, son of Henry and Sarah E. Harris.
1881 Nelson, Lancashire Census: 45, Green Road - Charles Edwin Harris, aged 11 years, born St Ive, Cornwall, son of Edmont [sic] Henry and Sarah Eliza Harris.
Charles was married to Elizabeth Bradley in 1897.
1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Havra Park - Charles E. Harris, aged 31 years, born Colne [sic], Lancashire. [Charles was living with his wife Elizabeth and their two daughters at the home of her parents, Thomas and Ann Bradley.]
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 19, Ethel Street - Charles Edwin Harris, aged 41 years, born St Ive, near Callington, Cornwall. [Charles was living with his wife Elizabeth and their two daughters at the home of her parents, Thomas and Ann Bradley.]
The British Army Service Record for Charles Edwin Harris exists but may be incomplete.
The British Army Pension Record for Charles Edwin Harris exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sergeant Charles Edwin Harris, 3/12228, West Riding Regiment. [Charles received the Silver War Badge.]
A short biography of Charles is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
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:
HARRIS, Sergeant Charles Edwin, [Barnoldswick], Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, died from bronchial asthma, Feb.10, 1919.
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Sergeant Charles Edwin HARRIS
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
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