Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Harris

In memory of:

Private John Harris

August 15, 1918

No. 6 General Hospital, Rouen, France

Military Service


Service Number:

2142317

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 22, 1892
Larkin, British Columbia

Enlistment:

January 1, 1917

Son of Isaac and Christine Harris. Husband of Harriett (nee Maloney) Harris and father of Leslie and Christine, of Ewings Landing, British Columbia.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

R. II. F. 16.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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