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Norman HARRISON

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Surname: HARRISON

Forename(s): Norman

Place of Birth: Earby, Yorkshire

Service No: 772132

Rank: Gunner

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery

Battalion / Unit: 50th Division Ammunition Column

Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1918-09-29

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. J. 11.

CWGC Cemetery: GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

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.

See also:
‘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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARRISON

Forename(s): Norman

Born: Earby, Lancs

Residence:

Enlisted: Keighley, Yorks

Number: 772132

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery

Battalion:

Decorations:

Died Date: 29/09/18

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARRISON

Forename(s): N

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 772132

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Unit: 50th Div. Ammunition Col.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 29/09/1918

Additional Information:

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Craven Herald and Wensleydale Standard Logo

09 February 1917

EARBY SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION – PTE. ARTHUR MUNRO HARRISON

Mr. J. W. Harrison, Stoney Bank, Earby, has been officially notified of the death of his son, Pte. Arthur Munro Harrison, Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, who was killed in action in France on the 20th ult.

Pte. Harrison was 22 years of age. He enlisted a year ago and had been at the Front since July last. Before joining up he was employed as a weaver at Messrs. C. W. Bailey’s Ltd., Spring Mill, Earby. Another brother, who is in the R.F.A. in France, has been unofficially reported wounded.

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