Sunday 31 August 2014

Barnsley, Buckley Street Chapel, WW2 Memorial Tablet

WW2 tablet commemorating John Harrison (photo taken 31 August 2014)


War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Second World War - Barnsley War Memorials
Researched by MAC

A page for John Harrison has been added to the St Edwards Remembers website.

Transcribed and photographed by BarnsleyHistorian

(Sorry for the fuzzy picture, I had shaky hands today!)

The clock in this Church was / purchased as a Memorial to / John Harrison / who died a Prisoner of War / May 5th 1945 / aged 25 years.

John Harrison from Barnsley is buried in Labuan War Cemetery in Borneo, however his date of death is given as 11 May 1945 on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site.


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