Private Alfred W Harrison

21 Apr 1927 - 01 Jan 2006

Alfred William Harrison enlisted at Liverpool into the General Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces in July 1945.

Private Harrison undertook parachute training course B177 from 19 August to 7 September 1945 at RAF Ringway. The instructors’ report states ‘Harrison: Cheerful, persevering keen. Parachuted satisfactorily.’

He went to the Holding Battalion and was later posted to the 5 Platoon, B Company, the 2nd Parachute Battalion and served in Palestine from May 1946 to October 1947.

Pte Harrison demobbed in 1948.

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Alfred  W Harrison

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