Edward Harrison

Edward Harrison

Date of Birth

23 August 1880

Course

Triarian – Intermediate Arts, 1899-1902

Job(s)

Teacher in Manchester

Service number

Unknown

WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Royal Garrison Artillery

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

16 April 1917

Buried/memorial

Mindel Trench Cemetery, Arras, France

Biography

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.

Sources

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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