Les Harrison

 

 

Les had two numbers T255584 then the 2/8th TX2205.

Les Harrison, Frank Hudson, Jim Swan, Lew CroombeLes Harrison is on the left hand side. Les Harrison; Frank Hudson; Jim Swan; Lew Croombe. (Group photo from Keith Joyce)


Les was born at Hobart on 16.01.1917.

He lived at Anglesea Barracks at the time of his enlistment with the Regiment at Hobart on 04.06.1940.

Les was a fairly quiet man, although Ron Ware remembers playing cards with him once. It was Les’s first try at poker and he managed to rip Six Pounds off Ron!!!

Les was a Gunner when he was discharged on 26.11.1945.