Ref ID: 7461

Name

John Harris.


Description

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate relating to Rifleman John Harris.


Life Story

Name: John Harris.

Service Number: 9185.

Rank: Rifleman.

Battalion: 1st Battalion.

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles.

Born:

Died: 10th March 1915.

Address: 14 Lower Urney Street, Belfast

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John Sweeney, son of John and Mary Sweeney, lived at 14 Lower Urney Street, Shankill,. Belfast

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John joined the Royal Irish Rifles.

He was posted as part of the British Expeditionary Force to France on the 6th November 1914.

John was a Rifleman in B Company 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles when he was Killed In Action on the 10th March 1915

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Johns Soldiers Effects were left to his sister Elizabeth Sweeney.

His signed Will states the following, In the event of my death I leave all my property and effects to Mrs Lizzie Sweeney, No 14 Lower Urney Street, Shankill Road, Belfast.

Dependant Pension Application Forms show both his mother and father as claimants

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John received the British War Medal, Victory Medal and 1914 Star.

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He is Remembered at Le Touret Memorial, France.

To Remember Is To Honour

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Theme

Shankill Roll of Honour


Date

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Classification

Book or Journal,

Certificate/Permit,

Roll of Honour or Memorial

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