James and Agnes Harris of 24, Ethelbert Road, Folkestone.

James and Agnes had 7 children altogether, two of which served in WW1.

William Thomas Harris 1888 – 24/10/1914 7375 “A”.2nd Bn., South Lancashire Reg

William would have been a regular soldier ‘Old Contemptible’ who went to France on the 14/8/1914. William died on 24th October 1914, but sadly his body was never found.

Charles Dennis Harris 1894 – 1976 Royal Navy Seaman No. K18985

Charles married Elizabeth Fillery in 1913 and they immigrated to Canada after the war in 1929. Charles died in Victoria BC Canada in 1976.

220F - Charles Dennis Harris

Three more of James and Agnes’ children married in 1919 and emigrated to Canada, leaving Mary and Jessie who stayed in England.


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