The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Captain F I Harrison


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Captain Francis Ingleby HARRISON, 3rd Battalion attached 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, (gun shot wounds, right thigh, left arm & right foot), France, 8th May 1918, age 35.

27th April 1883 / 3rd June 1883, born  Underwood House, Hornsey, Middlesex / Norwood House, Hornsey, Islington, London, son of Rev. J. J. Harrison, Chaplain and Naval Instructor, R.N., and Louisa Edith Harrison, of Boscastle, Cornwall. Planner in Malay Straits Settlements. 

Educated at Westminster & Christ Church College, Oxford.

1915, enlisted; 3rd November 1915, Commissioned  Second Lieutenants; 28th July 1916, posted BEF; 1st July 1917, promoted Lieutenant; 8th May 1918, promoted Captain.

27th August 1921, Probate - Francis Ingleby Harrison, of Barn Park, Boscastle, Cornwall. Second Lieutenant Royal West Kent Regiment, died 8th May 1918 in France. Administration (with Will) London 27th August to Mary Ingleby Harrison, spinster. Effects £794 10s 7d.

Buried at Aire Communal Cemetery, II. J. 9., France.


London Gazette 2nd November 1915.

The under mentioned to be Second Lieutenants (on probation). Dated 3rd November, 1915.

Francis Ingleby Harrison, Royal West Kent Regiment.

London Gazette 23rd June 1916.

The under mentioned 2nd Lieutenants on probation, are confirmed in their rank - F I Harrison

London Gazette 22nd November 1916. 

Royal West Kent Regiment  -  The under mentioned to be acting Captains whilst commanding a Company - 2nd Lieutenant  F. I. Harrison, Special Reserve  from 5th September to 10th October 1916 inclusive.

London Gazette 20th February 1918.

SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. RESERVE UNITS. INFANTRY.

Royal West Kent Regiment. The under mentioned 2nd Lieutenants to be Lieutenants - 1st July 1917. F. I. Harrison.

London Gazette 5th July 1918

Royal West Kent Regiment. - Lieutenant F I Harrison, Special Reserve, to be acting Captain, whilst commanding a Company. 15th April 1918.

London Gazette 30th December 1919

OFFICERS' AND SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S BALANCES UNDISPOSED OF.

In pursuance of “The Regimental Debts Acts 1893” notice is hereby given that there is available for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Officers, and Soldiers and Airmen named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the “Army List” and are also to be seen at the Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom.

Applications from persons supposing themselves entitled as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to Secretary, War Office, Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London, SW7 and marked outside “Effects”

War Office December 30th  1919                                                               R H BRADE

List CCCCCXXX of the names of deceased Officers and Soldiers whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled - Effects 1918-1919.

Harrison F J, Lieutenant, Royal West Kent Regiment.        £152    14s    1d


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