A Good Royal Field Artillery Majors WW1 trio, wounded.
1914-15 Star, Capt P.F. Harrison R.F.A.; British War and Victory medals, Major P.F. Harrison.
His MIC confirms initial theatre of war as India, from 4th August 1914, then Mesopotamia on the 23rd February 1915 and that his medals were issued 10th October 1925.
Philip Francis Harrison was born on the 3rd May 1885
2nd Lieut 23rd December 1903
Lieut 2rd December 1906
Mary and Navy Gazette 3rd Dec 1910 shows Harrison as serving in the 86th Howitzer Battery RFA, then posted to Z Battery at Potchestroom, Transvaal
Capt 30th October 1914
Served Mesopotamia 17th February 1915 to the 8th May 1917
Army and Navy Gazette 29th May 1915, wounded Persian Gulf
Major 30th July 1916
Army and Navy Gazette of 29th April 1916 reports Harrison as wounded
Served France and Belgium 15th November 1917 to 25th May 1918
London Gazette 3rd October 1922 – Seconded whilst attending Gunnery Course 2nd October 1922
Placed on Half Pay list 27th July 1933
Retires 8th August 1933
Died 20th February 1941 at the Middlesex Hospital, having been living at The Hyde Park Hotel, Kensington, London.
Condition – VF