Arthur Harrison, Dvr.

Map point: Residence in 1911 - Lot 15, Conc 1, Stanhope (map point is the approximate location within this lot)

Date of birth: 18 Sep 1896

Birthplace: Carnarvon, Ontario

Occupation and residence on enlistment: Painter, Carnarvon

Enlistment date and place:  1 Oct 1915, Kingston, Ontario

Regimental service #:348100


     C Battery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

     2nd Army T. M. School as batman to Lt F G Johnson

     6th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Notes on war service: He served in France. He was granted 14 days leave to England on 7 Sep 1918, rejoining his unit on 21 Sep 1918.

Killed in action? : Yes -  He died  on 27 Sep 1918. On the Circumstances of Death Register card, a notation states:  "Whilst serving his gun during a barrage near Inchy, he was almost instantaneously killed by shrapnel from an enemy shell."

Overseas burial location: Dominion British Cemetery, Arras, France. (Plot 2, Row C, Grave 15)

Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands Family Tree website

Information sources:

     LIbrary & Archives Canada, Personnel Records of the First World War (also available on

     Library & Archives Canada, Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War (also available on

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