Harris, Joseph William

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Person

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Harris, Joseph William

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  • Harris, J.W.

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Dates of existence

1876-1955

History

Joseph William Harris was born on April 29, 1876. He was a rancher and labourer from Handbury, England who immigrated to Canada in 1909 and lived in Grand Forks, B.C. before settling in Coquitlam. He was married to Hannah Hollingworth and they had two children, John Edward and Wilfred. Harris enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on June 2, 1916 at the age of 40 and served with the 225th Overseas Battalion. He was discharged as medically unfit on January 22, 1917. He passed away on November 18, 1955. It is believed that Harris Ave is named after him.

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Relationships area

Related entity

Harris, John

Identifier of the related entity

HJ-2018-2

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Harris, John is the child of Harris, Joseph William

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Harris, Wilfred

Identifier of the related entity

HW-2018-2

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Harris, Wilfred is the child of Harris, Joseph William

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Related entity

Harris, Hannah (?-1956)

Identifier of the related entity

HH-2018-2

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Harris, Hannah is the spouse of Harris, Joseph William

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HJW-2018-2

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CCOQ

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Created 2018-02-06

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Sources

Death Certificate, Joseph William Harris (Vital Records, BC Archives)
Military Personnel File, Joseph William Harris (Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4093 - 9, Library and Archives Canada)

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