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Private Laurance Tolmy Harrison

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1901-01-03
Place of birth: Southampton, Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: Harry L. Harrison, Father, Fergus, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Clerk
Address: Fergus, Ontario
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1918-08-08
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 928754
Final Rank: Private (18th Battalion)
Rank detail
  1. Private, 153rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  2. Private, 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). .

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Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 25903
LAC ID: 445669
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B4108-S034
Uploader's Notes: Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Harrison, of Acton, Ontario.Possibly a held rank of Sergeant when KIA:Globe & Mail 21-0-18 reports: "Sgt. Lawrence Harrison of Fergus was killed in action on the 8th of August. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Harrison, a good student and athlete. He enlisted with the 153rd Battalion in March 1916, when only sixteen years of age, and went overseas a year later. He was above his average in musketry and was sent to France with the signallers in 1918 in the Headquarters Staff of the 18th Battalion, and won promotion to his Sergeancy on the field."Source: http://153rdwellington.com/153rd.html?mode=view&id=593
Uploader's Research notes: Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Harrison, of Acton, Ontario.Possibly a held rank of Sergeant when KIA:Globe & Mail 21-0-18 reports: "Sgt. Lawrence Harrison of Fergus was killed in action on the 8th of August. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Harrison, a good student and athlete. He enlisted with the 153rd Battalion in March 1916, when only sixteen years of age, and went overseas a year later. He was above his average in musketry and was sent to France with the signallers in 1918 in the Headquarters Staff of the 18th Battalion, and won promotion to his Sergeancy on the field."Source: http://153rdwellington.com/153rd.html?mode=view&id=593

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2010-01-17
Last modified: 2018-03-11