Pte. Charles Harrison

Pte. Charles Harrison

Postby JohnFearn » Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:53 pm

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Private Charles Harrison, the Border Regiment, whose home is at 122, Union Buildings, reported missing in December, 1914, is now presumed to be dead, according to official intimation received by his parents this week. A single man, and 37 years of age, he fought in the South African campaign, for which he was decorated. Two of deceased's brothers are also serving. Prior to joining the Army he was employed at Appleby's Corn Mill.

Reported by: Blackburn Times, 5th August, 1916,Reproduced with the grateful acknowledgement of the Cotton Towns Digitization Project. For conditions please see http://www.cottontown.org/page.cfm?language=eng&pageID=348
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