In memory of

Corporal

Francis Gordon Harrison

who died on 30 Apr 1941

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Army
  Unit Canadian Army Corps of Military Staff Clerks
  Rank Corporal
  Service number L25614
  Date of death 19410430
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  L25614 Corporal (Canadian Army Corps of Military Staff Clerks) (Francis) Gordon Harrison (b.1919) of Regina was KIA 19410430 and is buried at Roslea cemetery, Easky, Sligo, Ireland. Harrison was a passenger aboard the troop ship SS Nerissa when she was torpedoed by U552. He was the only son of Harry and Emmeline Harrison, both English, who were married at Winnipeg in 1913. Harry worked variously for the CPR, land titles, the Education department and DNR until retiring to Victoria in 1948. Gordon was born at Swift Current, graduated from Balfour technical school and was working as a clerk for the Canada Colonization Assn. when he enlisted at Regina in 1940.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Roslea cemetery, Easky, Sligo, Ireland    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
St Peters Anglican church, Regina
  Geo-memorial Harrison Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 57.8167°N / 109.4667°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74F14
  Geo-memorial details Northwest of Patterson Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19190511
  Place of birth Swift Current    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19400722
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
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