Capt Herbert Harrison


A common name with no regiment. WO338 gives a Herbert Harrison with a commission in Royal Highlanders. I got the service for Herbert Harrison in RAF but that just gives a 2nd Lt on demob commission and does not have an address

1894 Aug 9. Born Cumberland (RIC)

1911 at Claremont Terrace, Normanton, Yorks

1917 Jun 27. commissioned Royal Highlanders.The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.). Herbert Harrison.

1921 Jan 5. Joined ADRIC with service no 1441. Posted to N Coy. Father 5 Queen St, Falkirk Note that W Hope has an address of 2 Queen St Falkirk and he joined the same day and was posted N Coy

1921 Jan 24. Promoted Section Leader.

Fined £1 by Coy Commander

1921 Jun 22. With N Coy guard of honour at opening of Ulster Parliament.

1921 Jul 6. Allowed to resign after 6 months service. But this is cancelled and he appears to reverts to T/Cadet and is posted to Depot.

1921 Jul 7 to 3 Nov 1921. He then has a period of leave without pay. ADRIC had wanted to dismiss him as medically unfit, and presumably he did this deal to stay in the ADRIC

1921 Nov 5. Re-joined ADRIC with same service no. Posted to N Coy

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC