Walter Harrison

Private 40689

9th Bn. Essex Regiment

Walter Harrison died on 30th November 1917, aged 36 years, and was remembered on the CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. The Cambrai Memorial commemorates the soldiers who died in the battle of Cambrai in November/December 1917 and have no known grave.

He was the son of Mr & Mrs Charles Harrison, of 87 Low Moor Road, East Kirkby, Nottingham. His brother, George Harrison, died in the war the following year, but is not included on Kirkby's War Memorial.



From ‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 –  Essex Regiment

HARRISON Walter. Born  East Kirkby, Notts, enlisted Mansfield (resides East Kirkby, Notts). 9th Bn., Essex Regt., Private 40689, Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 30th November 1917. Formerly 12455 Leicestershire Regt.



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