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Laurance Tolmie Harrison

In memory of:

Private Laurance Tolmie Harrison

August 8, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Harrison, of Acton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 424 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. G. 18.


Villers-Bretonneux is a town 16 kilometres east of Amiens and the ADELAIDE CEMETERY is situated west of the village on the north side of the main road from Amiens to St. Quentin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy
Wilf Schofield, England
  • Southampton Cenotaph– Laurance T. Harrison was born on January 3rd, 1900 in Southampton, Ontario.  He enlisted in the CEF on March 23rd, 1916 in Fergus, Ontario, listing his occupation as a clerk. He had two years prior military  experience in his High School Cadet Corps.  He is remembered on the Southampton Cenotaph. This war memorial includes plaques with the names of men from World Wars 1 & 2.  The WWI list is inscribed: "In grateful remembrance of the men of Southampton who fought and died in the Great War".  Southampton is in Bruce County, Ontario and is the oldest port on the Bruce Coast. This photograph was taken by Mr. Clive Freeman in the summer of 2002.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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