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John Harris
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John Harris Jean Athanas "Johnnie" Harris 2330479 Private NS Forestry Regiment January 26, 1899 Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NS July 25, 1917 Aldershot NS Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NS18 18 5 feet, 6 inches dark black brown Single Roman Catholic Fisherman James Harris (Father) Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NS May 29, 1919 October 18, 1972 St Gabriel's Cemetery, Comeau's Hill Jean 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.
Sources: Library and Archives Canada photo: Courtesy of Dianne Jacquard