George Harrison

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 10172
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 33
  • Date of Death: 05.05.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 22

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 103 South Road, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Harrison, 103 South Rd, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
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More about George Harrison

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

DUNDEE K.O.S.B. MAN KILLED.

FIFTEEN YEARS IN THE ARMY.

Mrs Harrison, who resides at 103 South Road, Lochee, has received official intimation that her son, George, a private in the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, was killed in action on 5th May.

Private Harrison, who was 33 years of age, had a long military experience, having served in all fifteen years.  He was attached to the Highland Light Infantry for some time, but latterly joined the King’s Own Scottish Borderers.  He twice saw service in India, and went through the South African War.

Dundee Courier 22nd May 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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