Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest Dale Carr-Harris

In memory of
Captain
Ernest Dale Carr-Harris
November 3, 1914

Military Service:

Age:
36
Force:
Army
Unit:
Royal Engineers

Additional Information:

Son of Robert Carr-Harris, C.E., and Ellen Jane Fitton Carr-Harris. A Student of the Staff College, Quetta, India.

Commemorated on Page 565 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
TANGA MEMORIAL CEMETERY , Tanzania
Grave Reference:
N/A
Location:
Tanga is on the coast of Tanzania, 56 kilometres south of the border with Kenya. Tanga Memorial Cemetery is south-west of the town. A single track railway line within 50 metres of the cemetery may aid visitors as a reference point, and the cemetery is surrounded on three sides by buildings (one of which has remained half built for many years).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Ernest Carr-Harris
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star for 11 November 1914.
  • Plaque – Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

401 Captain Ernest Dale Carr-Harris (RMC 1897) was the son of Robert Carr-Harris, C.E., and Ellen Jane Fitton Carr-Harris. He was a Student of the Staff College, Quetta, India. He served with the Royal Engineers. He died Nov 3, 1914 and was buried in Tanga Memorial Cemetery, Tanzania
  • Stained Glass Window – On their 50th anniversary the class of August 1915 at the Royal Military College of Canada have placed this memorial stained glass window to honour their fallen classmates.

401 Captain Ernest Dale Carr-Harris (RMC 1897) was the son of Robert Carr-Harris, C.E., and Ellen Jane Fitton Carr-Harris. He was a Student of the Staff College, Quetta, India. He served with the Royal Engineers. He died Nov 3, 1914 and was buried in Tanga Memorial Cemetery, Tanzania.
  • Memorial Doll – Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
  • Roll of honour – St Andrews Church, WW1 honour roll, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial – Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Arch – Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Plaque – Carr-Harris plaque, Currie Hall, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario

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