Harrison, John –

Son of John and Hannah Harrison, of Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Lancashire; brother of Mrs. Sidney Boulton, of 333, Manchester Road, Westhoughton, Lancashire with whom he resided. Wounded in France by gunshot through ankle about 02/08/1916, died from gas gangrene at the County of London War Hospital at Epsom, Surrey.

Personal details

  • Surname: Harrison
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: June 26th, 1878
  • Birth place: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 38
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 10th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 16372
  • Regiment: King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
  • Enlistment date: December 5th, 1914 - 1914-12-05
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 11/12/1914 18/08/1916 18/08/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 6e/f/g* 7g S19*

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