Born: 1897, Polstead, Suffolk.

Died: 7th August 1915; age 18; Died of Wounds – on board H.S.’Assaye’.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 20526; Regiment: Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 9009, Norfolk Regiment.


Grave Reference:

Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.

Helles Memorial,

Turkey (including Gallipoli).


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E.E. Harrison, of 448, Spring Road, Ipswich.




1901   Scotland Place, Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk.


Ernest was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick Harrison, 34, a Blacksmith, born Melton, Suffolk.

Eliza Emma Harrison (nee Lilley), 34, born Boxted, Essex.

Anthony Harrison, 8, born Boxted, Essex.

Frederick Walter Harrison, 6, born Livermere Magna, Suffolk.

Agnes Mary Harrison, 2, born Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk.


1911   The Forge, West Bergholt, Essex.


Ernest was 14 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 44, a Shoeing Smith.

Emma, 44.

Frederick, 16, a Blacksmith Striker.

Agnes, 12.

Ivy Lily Harrison, 9, born Stoke by Nayland.

Stanley Neville Harrison, 5, born West Mersea, Essex.

Ernest is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial.


Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion:





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