Harrison, Robert –

Son of Mrs. Harrison, of 16, Markland Square, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted September 1915. Formerly 16603, 9th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Wounded on the Somme and transferred to the Manchesters on recovery. Killed when shot by a sniper whilst attending to a wounded comrade.

Personal details

  • Surname: Harrison
  • Forename: Robert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 29
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 15th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 12th (Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 44663
  • Regiment: Manchester Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 01/06/1917 08/06/1917 28/12/1917

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