Lance Corporal William Samuel Harris

Royal Fusiliers

Died: Wednesday 13 September 1916 (aged 36)

Connected records

Record:
HARRIS, WILLIAM SAMUEL
Additional information:
Cemetery:
CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Plot 2. Row C. Grave 95.
Country:
France

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

Name recorded:
Harris, W S
Memorial:
Lockerley And East Dean WW1 (WMR 40583)
Location:
Lockerley, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Harris, W S
Memorial:
Mount Pleasant Postal Staff - WW1 (WMR 39144)
Location:
Finsbury, Greater London
Name recorded:
Harris, W S
Memorial:
Clint Rd Council School (lost) (WMR 15817)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Harris, W S
Memorial:
East Tytherley WW1 (WMR 40573)
Location:
East Tytherley, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Harris, W S
Memorial:
St John The Baptist Church Cross (WMR 17460)
Location:
Halesowen, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Harris, W S
Memorial:
Epsom - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 23327)
Location:
Epsom, Surrey
Name recorded:
Harris, W S
Memorial:
St Cyprian With Christ Church (WMR 15475)
Location:
Edge Hill, Merseyside

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Harris
Context:
Date:
12 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 388)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Harris
Context:
commander
Date:
14 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 390)
Name:
Captain Harris
Context:
commander
Date:
18 Sep 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 201)
Name:
Captain Harris
Context:
commander
Date:
18 Sep 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 200)
Name:
Second Lieutenant L G F Harris
Context:
other
Date:
14 Sep 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 14 Battalion Durham Light Infantry (page 151)
Name:
Captain C D Harris
Context:
commander
Date:
18 Sep 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 199)