Harris James Pte 4455575

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Personnel Entry

Pte J Harris' CWGC headstone.
Pte J Harris' CWGC headstone.

Name Harris James
Army number 4455575
Rank Pte
Date of birth Research suggests that Pte Harris was born in Gateshead - date not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly early May 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF? Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION NW Europe 29/6/44, Serial No. 365.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Jun-44.
Home address and was a resident of Gateshead at the time of his death. Buried Grave III.B.10. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 1TS