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He was the son of Alexander and Alice Harris and the brother of John, Alexander, Charlie, Edward, Emma and Alice Harris.He was the husband of Kate (née Cox) Harris and the father of William Frederick, Alexander (died J/A/S/1911 aged 1) and Charles Harris. Kate married George Elliott in Nottingham O/N/D/1918 and they lived at 8 Bulwell Green Bulwell Nottingham..
He was a house painter.
12 May 1915
155128 - CWGC Website
9 Ridgeway Terrace Ridgeway Street Nottingham.
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted as a Territorial 1/3/1909 and agreed to serve abroad 4/9/1914. On enlistment he stood 5'9" tall and weighed 143 lbs. He served at home from 5/8/1914 until 27/2/1915 and then in France & Flanders until his death. He was awarded the 1914-15 Star.
Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery Possessions returned to the family included a holdall, letters and postcards, handkerchiefs, gloves, 2 tin boxes, shaving soap, hairbrush, fork and spoon, 2 purses, disc, photos, clasp knife, razor, lighter, New Testament, cap badge and stamps. Kate Harris was awarded a pension of 19/6d per week 29/11/1915.
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  • Photo published on 18th June 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 -