Name:Service No:Rank:Battalion/Service:Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address at Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height:Complexion:Hair Colour:Eye Colour:Martial Status:Religion:Trade:Next of Kin:Date of Discharge:Date of Death:Cemetery:
John HarrisJean Athanas "Johnnie" Harris2330479PrivateNS Forestry RegimentJanuary 26, 1899Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NSJuly 25, 1917Aldershot NSLittle River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NS18185 feet, 6 inchesdarkblackbrownSingleRoman CatholicFisherman James Harris (Father) Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NSMay 29, 1919October 18, 1972St Gabriel's Cemetery, Comeau's HillJean Athanas “Johnnie” Harris was the son of James and Mary Harris. He enlisted at Aldershot in July 1917 and arrived in England on September 15, 1917. He was struck off strength from the Nova Scotia Forestry Draft to 31 Company Canadian Forestry Corps at Sunningdale, England and departed for France on October 28, 1917. He returned to England in May 1919 and was transferred to Kinmel Park Camp at Rhyl for return to Canada. He served in France and Belgium with the 31st Company, Canadian Forestry Corps. He was discharged at Halifax, NS on demobilization on May 29, 1919.His brother, Louis Narcis Harris, served with the 3rd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps, and was killed in action on August 26, 1918.