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PVT Charles Russell Harris

PVT Charles Russell Harris

Birth
Warrington, Warrington Unitary Authority, Cheshire, England
Death 4 May 1917 (aged 23–24)
At Sea
Burial Moreton, Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Merseyside, England
Memorial ID 184665485 · View Source
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Memorial to 243516 Private Charles Russell Harris, 1st/4th Battalion the Cheshire Regiment. Son of Jesse James and Harriet Harris. Husband of Ethel Harris, of 57 Duke Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire. Died aged 24 years when the transport ship "Transylvania", proceeding to Salonika with reinforcements, was sunk by torpedo off Cape Vado, a few kilometres south of Savona, with the loss of more than 400 lives. His body was recovered and is buried in Grave C.22. of the Savona Town Cemetery, Italy.


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  • Created by: Peter H
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184665485
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Charles Russell Harris (1893–4 May 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184665485, citing Christ Church Churchyard, Moreton, Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Merseyside, England ; Maintained by Peter H (contributor 47423563) .