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Charles Yale Harrison Harrison

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Charles Yale Harrison was born in Philadelphia in 1898 but later moved to Montreal with his family. At the age of sixteen he took a job with the Montreal Star, but shortly afterwards he enlisted with the Royal Montreal Regiment and fought as a machine-gunner in France and Belgium during the First World War. He was wounded in 1918 during the Battle of Amiens and returned to Montreal, where he married and had a son. Harrison died in 1954, survived by his third wife.