James Harris and his wife Mary Ann Harris Nee Iverson of 5 Cambridge Terrace, Folkestone

James and Mary had two children involved in World War One:

Frederick James Harris 17/11/1889 – 2/01/1929 Folkestone WW1 Royal Navy Reserve 109431K

Frederick married Elizabeth Mary Louis in 1913 and had three children. The family lived at 64 Mead Road in Folkestone. Sadly in January 1929, Frederick died of an accident whilst working on the ‘Maid of New Orleans’ cross channel ship. The SS ‘Maid of New Orleans’ was a 2386 ton Cross Channel Steamer, built 1918 and sunk by a U boat in the Channel in 1944

216FLK - Frederick James Harris
217FLK - SS ‘Maid of New Orleans’

William James Harris 1891 – 15/02/1918 15070, H.M Trawler, Violet May, Royal Naval Reserve

William was born in 1891 and signed up for WW1. 15070, H.M. trawler, Violet May royal Naval Reserve. On the 15th February 1918 at the age of 27 William was killed and is now buried in Folkestone old cemetery.


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