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Place of Birth: Earby, Yorkshire
Service No: 772132
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 50th Division Ammunition Column
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1918-09-29
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. J. 11.
CWGC Cemetery: GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Norman Harrison was the son of John William and Hannah Young Harrison, née Munro and brother of Private Arthur Munro Harrison (7078) (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 - Norman Harrison, aged 4 years, born Earby, son of John W. and Hannah Harrison.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: Brown Hill Farm, Harden - Norman Harrison, aged 14 years, born Earby, son of John William and Hannah Harrison.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr Norman Harrison, 130965, 772132, R.F.A.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Gnr Norman Harrison, 130965, 772132, R.F.A. T [Territorial Force]. Died 29.9.18.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Gnr Norman Harrison, 772132, 50 D.A.C., R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: 29.9.18. Germany [sic]. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - John W. £32 10s. 9d.
In his brother Arthur’s British Army Service Record (q.v.) it is stated that Norman, was a prisoner of war.
‘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: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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