Sergeant George William Harrison

Royal Canadian Regiment

Died: Saturday 16 October 1915

Connected records

No matching Life Story found
Record:
HARRISON, GEORGE WILLIAM
Additional information:
Cemetery:
ESQUIMALT (VETERANS') CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
Canada

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

Private George William Harrison

Private George William Harrison G/22940. Unit: 11th Battalion, the Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Death: 23 March 1918, missing in action, Western Front. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
Head portrait press cutting

View all results in IWM Collections

Oral history

British gunner served with 5th Field Regt, Royal Artillery, 9th Indian Infantry Div in India and Malaya, 9/1941-2/1942; POW in Changi Camp, Singapore, Malaya and Camp No 1, Kinaseki, Formosa, 2/1942-8/1945
REEL 1 Aspects of period as gunner with 5th Field Regt, Royal Artillery, 9th Indian Infantry Div in India, 9/1941-11/1941: background to enlistment and posting to India; posting to Shinkiari; voyage from India to Singapore, Malaya, 11/1941. Recollections of operations as gunner with 5th Field Regt, …

View all results in IWM Collections

Name recorded:
Harrison, George W
Memorial:
St Michaels Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 30745)
Location:
Malton, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, George W
Memorial:
Lt Col J A R Thomson Dso And 5th Battn Yorkshire Regt (WMR 30747)
Location:
Malton, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, George W
Memorial:
County Borough of Southend Roll of Honour (WMR 22791)
Location:
Prittlewell, Essex
Name recorded:
Harrison, G W
Memorial:
East Yorkshire Regt And East Riding Men WW1 (WMR 34681)
Location:
Beverley, Humberside
Name recorded:
Harrison, G W
Memorial:
Malton (WMR 30724)
Location:
Malton, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, G W
Memorial:
Kings Lynn (WMR 19838)
Location:
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Harrison, G W
Memorial:
Newbiggin on Lune (WMR 519)
Location:
Ravenstonedale, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Harrison, G W
Memorial:
Leigh On Sea Wesley Methodist Church - WW1 (WMR 22507)
Location:
Leigh On Sea, Essex

The regimental War Diaries are held at The UK National Archives and as of April 2020 have been made available for free download*. They are the official unit war diaries for the British Army that contain records of daily activities, including casualties. They are not personal diaries.
* you will need to register for an account and login to get access to the downloads. When following the link from any record be sure to make a note of the page number. You will then have to download the full diary in pdf format and search for the respective page and hence entry.

Name:
Second Lieutenant Harrison
Context:
returned_training
Date:
20 Oct 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 10 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. (page 262)
Name:
Driver Harrison
Context:
joined
Date:
20 Oct 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Field Squadron Royal Engineers (page 156)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel E J Harrison
Context:
other
Date:
12 Oct 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 6 Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment (page 110)