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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Frederick Harrison

In memory of:

Lieutenant Charles Frederick Harrison

June 10, 1900
Cape Town, Wynberg, South Africa

Military Service




Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information

Husband of Mrs. Eva Harrison of Saint John, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 16 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


South Africa

Grave Reference:



From city centre, take the N1 travelling north, turn right at the Goodwood/Milnerton off ramp - Vanguard Drive - (M7 / N7) (there is a mountain on the right). Turn right at Voortrekker Road, The cemetery is on the left. Go into gate 3 and the Garden of Remembrance is near the railway tracks in the south/centre (or enter via gate 1).

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial
  • Letter p.1
  • Letter p.2
  • Photo of Charles Frederick Harrison
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Renfrew Mercury for 15 June 1900.
  • Memorial– Brass Tablet
This tablet is located at the entrance to the Royal Canadian Dragoons Headquarters at CFB Petawawa, ON.
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Photo of Charles Harrison– This photo is from the book "Our Boys Under Fire" by Mellish.
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source: Toronto Star 12 June 1900.
  • War Memorial– Cenotaph, Douglas Ave, St John

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