Private Benjamin Harrison

ALIAS

Died: Tuesday 23 February 1915

Connected records

Record:
HARRISON, BENJAMIN
Additional information:
(See Benjamin Stanley HODGSON, the true family name).
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
Belgium

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

Rifleman Benjamin Harrison

Rifleman Benjamin Harrison 5376/307145. Unit: "A" Company, 1st/8th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own). Death: 20 July 1916, missing in action, Somme, Western Front. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
CWGC family information: son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Harrison, of Poets Place, Long Row, Horsforth, Leeds.

View all results in IWM Collections

Name recorded:
Harrison, Benjamin
Memorial:
Waterworks Department Manchester - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 66841)
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Harrison, Benjamin
Memorial:
St Pauls Church - WW1 Tablet (WMR 60797)
Location:
Monton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Harrison, Benjamin
Memorial:
Mosser and Eaglesfield Roll of Honour (WMR 70933)
Location:
Eaglesfield, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Harrison, Benjamin
Memorial:
Kinver (WMR 29068)
Location:
Kinver, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Hightown Club WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 15649)
Location:
Hightown, Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Worcester Masons (WMR 38706)
Location:
Worcester, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Paddle School - WW1 (WMR 4061)
Location:
Eaglesfield, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Shepley (WMR 47003)
Location:
Shepley, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
South Anston - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 52899)
Location:
South Anston, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Bentley Parish - WW1 Plaque (WMR 28119)
Location:
Bentley, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Sir Philip Sidney Statue - Old Salopians - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 14013)
Location:
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Padiham (WMR 3433)
Location:
Padiham, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Cortonwood Colliery WW1 (WMR 47428)
Location:
Brampton, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
Easton (WMR 199)
Location:
Easton, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Harrison, B
Memorial:
St Mary's Church, Combined Memorial (WMR 69769)
Location:
Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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:
joined
Date:
20 Feb 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 12 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. (page 50)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Harrison
Context:
Wounded
Date:
24 Feb 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 11 Field Ambulance (page 78)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Harrison
Context:
Wounded
Date:
26 Feb 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 11 Field Ambulance (page 79)
Name:
Second Lieutenant L J Harrison
Context:
Wounded
Date:
24 Feb 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 11 Field Ambulance (page 78)