Louis Narcis Harris 2005027Private3rd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun CorpsMay 1, 1896 Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NSDecember 27, 1916Halifax, NSYarmouth, NS20 5 feet, 5 inchesmediumdark brownbrownSingleDentistRoman CatholicJames Harris (Father) Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NSAugust 26, 1918 22Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France Plot: XVII. J. 25. Commemorated on Page 424 of the First World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 11 and 12Louis Narcis Harris was the son of James and Mary Harris, of Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NS. Prior to his enlistment he was a dental assistant to Dr. Egerton Allen. He initially enlisted with the Canadian Army Medical Corps but in England, transferred to the the 3rd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps, and went to France on November 23, 1917. While on a gun crew in a shell hole on August 26, 1918, in the vicinity of Fampoux, Private Harris was instantly killed when an enemy shell made a direct hit on the gun position. He was initially buried in the Blangy Military Cemetery, one half mile east of Arras, France.
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