Private Thomas Frederick Harris

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

2 May 1888

Date of Death

25 Jun 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Clay miner in brickworks

Service Number


Place of Birth

Bricket Wood
United Kingdom

World War I Address

Slip End
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 13th July 1916
Pte Frederick Thomas Harris


Pte Thomas Frederick Harris, 17671, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment, died on June 25th, 1916, from wounds sustained in action. He was aged 28 and left a widow and three young children living in Slip End.

Born in Bricket Wood, he was the son of Thomas and Jemima Harris, of Front Street, Slip End. The former clay miner at a brickworks had been in France for about 11 months. He was married in 1909.

A letter to his widow, Annie Elizabeth, from Sec-Lieut C. J. Cornell, D Coy 6th Bedfords, said Pte Harris had died from serious wounds. He had suffered little pain and had died a soldier's death.

Pte Harris was christened Frederick Thomas, but signed himself Thomas on census returns.

Individual Location

Pte Frederick Thomas Harris

Author: Deejaya

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