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Sapper 102374 John Thomas Harris

175th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers
Died of lobar pneumonia, No 11 Casualty Clearing Station, France and Flanders, 23th January 1918, aged 37

  • Buried: Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave I.M.3
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Harris
  • Husband of Alice Harris [nee Stringer], married 8 Jun 1908 at Pleck, Walsall
  • Father of Ronald, Stanley both born in Pleck and Violet born in Nuneaton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments | Stockingford

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  • Born Jan Qtr 1881 at Birmingham
  • Lived at 148 Prince Street, Pleck [1911]
  • Lived at 28 Clifton Road, Nuneaton [1915]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1915]
  • Enlisted 5 Jun 1915 at Nuneaton. Arrived in Theatre on 10 Jun 1915 [Medal Card]
  • Hospitalised from the effects of being gassed on 30 Apr 1916. Returned to his unit on 19 Dec 1916

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