Private John Walter Harrison

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

25 May 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Hat worker


John Worboys

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

106 North Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier
Luton War Memorial

Pte John Walter Harrison, 48035, 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was presumed killed in action in France on May 25th, 1918. He left a widow and five children living at 106 North Street, Luton.

A son of Walter and Fanny Harrison, of Wenlock Street, he was born in 1884. On June 11th, 1908, he married Rose Eames at St Matthew's Church, High Town. Their five children were Ruth Ella (born 1908), Robert Rex (1910), Percy Claud (1912), Kenneth (1915) and Marjorie (1917).

John had worked for hat manufacturer John Worboys, of Clarendon Road, but immediately before enlistment was employed by George Kent Ltd.

Individual Location

Luton War Memorial

Author: Deejaya

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