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THOMAS HARRISON 1883–?

RGA

Born 1883, Ruddington

Married 1st June 1908 to Eliza Brewster from Radcliffe. Sons Cyril born 1910, John born 1913 and daughter Eliza baptised in Radcliffe 27th June 1915. Eliza was living with Mrs Hopewell at the Harlequin

Date of death unknown

1891 Census

Son of John and Ann, living with parents and four siblings in Carlton. Father a hand worker, hosiery industry.

1901 Census

Working as a carter on a farm, Edingley, Notts.

1911 Census

Living in Widmerpool with wife. Working on a farm as a waggoner.

Military Service

Rank: Gunner

Service Number: 83965

Military Unit: 80 Company, A Battery, Royal Field Artillery, 97th Brigade, 21st Division

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 10.9.15

Attested at Nottingham: 18.1.1915

Farm labourer at Woodborough (Lambley House)

Marriage to Eliza Brewster; they were living at Leaf’s Yard Woodborough. Subsequently Eliza gave her address as c/o  Mrs Hopewell, The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent. Age 31 years, 2 months. Two children, Cyril born 1910, John born 1913

23.8.15: Posted

10.9.15: France

16.12.16: Leave to UK

25.8.17: Leave to UK

18.9.17: On record, daughter Edith born. Wife living in Shelford.

24.10.17 – 3.11.17: Leave to UK

8.12.18: In hospital with influenza

Feb 1919: Dispersed Clipstone

Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory.

Address for receiving medals – Lambley House Cottage, Woodborough

From the 1939 Register

Not found

Other information

When he married his trade was given as gamekeeper, address Strelley

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Married a woman from Radcliffe on Trent.