Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News July 1916

Report in the Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News July 1916 regarding the death of Brian Harrison.

“Another name has to be added to the ever growing list of men from Whitchurch who have made the great sacrifice and the deep sympathy of all goes out to Major and Mrs Harrison in the blow which has befallen them by the death of their youngest son, Second Lieutenant Brian Harrison, Royal Welch Fusiliers. The gallant officer, who was 23, was born in Whitchurch and educated at Chester and at Shrewsbury School (1906-1910) and for a time worked in the L & N. W. R. District Superintendants office in Lime Street, Liverpool, after which he left to joined his late uncle’s firm in Birmingham. Obtaining a commission with Royal Welsh Fusiliers in January 1915.
He was of bright and cheery disposition, and his death cuts short a promising career. His elder brother, John German Harrison, is in training with Royal Field Artillery.”

Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News July 1916

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