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Charles Harrison

Area: Ferrybridge Knottingley
Regiment: Not known
Family information: Son of Mr and Mrs C Harrison of Doncaster Road, Ferrybridge
Rank: Private

War Service

Pontefract & Castleford Express 3 September 1943 p5
Private Charles Harrison, the son of Mr and Mrs C Harrison of Doncaster Road, Ferrybridge, who is stationed in Ceylon, has been chosen to represent the British Army against the Netherland Forces in an inter-services football knock-out competition. Pte Harrison has been in the Army for just over 3 -½ years. He spent nearly two years in Egypt and 3 months in India before going to Ceylon. A keen footballer, he was for two seasons captain of Ferrybridge Amateurs Club and possesses eight cups.”

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