Edward Harrison

Edward Harrison

Date of Birth

23 August 1880


Triarian – Intermediate Arts, 1899-1902


Teacher in Manchester

Service number


WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Royal Garrison Artillery

Theatre of war


Date of death

16 April 1917


Mindel Trench Cemetery, Arras, France


Second Lieutenant Edward Harrison attended Borough Road College for three years, leaving the college with an intermediate arts qualification. Little is known about his time at the college. After Borough Road College he became a teacher in Manchester. Harrison joined up in late 1915, and served with the Royal Garrison Artillery. He was 32 when he was killed.


Borough Road College 1898 applications, 1902 Annual Report, BRCSYG35, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), The O.B.’s War Hum and Roll of Service (1918, 4th Edition)

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