Harrison, John –

Son of John Henry and Margaret Harrison and husband of Mary Harrison (nee Holmes), of 288, Leigh Road, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Lancashire. BJ&G reports a brother killed 17/11/1916 and another serving since the beginning of the war.

Personal details

  • Surname: Harrison
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: April 29th, 1891
  • Birth place: Daisy Hill, Lancashire (Coedpoeth, Denbighshire)
  • Place of residence: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 26
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: March 22nd, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 14980
  • Regiment: Royal Welsh [Welch] Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Atherton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 03/05/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c/d*

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