Henry Carl HARRIS

27 December 1911–1953 (Age 41)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry Carl

When Henry Carl HARRIS was born on 27 December 1911, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Cyril HARRIS, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Gertrude STILLWELL, was 27. He died in 1953, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Cyril HARRIS
1881–1953
Eliza Gertrude STILLWELL
1884–1979
Henry Carl HARRIS
1911–1953
Wilfred Edward HARRIS
1918–1983

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Male1911–1953Male

    Wilfred Edward HARRIS

    Male1918–1983Male

World Events (3)

1914

Age 3

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 3

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1918

Age 7

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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