Friday, February 26, 2010

J. E. Harrison

According to his attestation papers dated January 14, 1916 at Mimico, James Edwin Harrison, Mimico, was born in Yorkshire, England on June 10, 1882.  He listed his mother Mrs. Annie Harrison, Kipling and Evans Avenue, Mimico (later crossed out and "1 Thoughton Avenue, West Toronto" written in) as his next of kin.  He was a Teamster and a member of the 12th Regiment, York Rangers.  He was 34 years and 7 months of age and stood 5 feet 9 inches tall.  He had blue eyes and fair hair and complexion.  He was Methodist.

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