This bit of history is about my family, an article written during the Second World War about my Granddad John (known as Jack) and my Grandmother May's family in wartime (Edward) is my Dad.
"Mr. and Mr...s J. Harrison of 16 Lower Queen Street, Yeadon have three sons and three son-in-law serving in the forces, and one of their daughters is working in an aircraft factory.
One of the sons Driver S.W. Harrison, of the R.A.S.C., serving with the C.M.F., writes that he has just given his 200th entertainment show, and that he took part in the first and second editions of the Army Welfare Command Performance Show, "Ancona Antics", at the Army Welfare Services theatre in Italy.
Before the war Driver Harrison was a popular vocalist and entertainer, better known as "Danny" of the trio the "Two Sylvans and Danny".
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison's eldest son, he is 37 and joined the forces over four and a half years ago.
He went overseas in 1941, was with the Eighth Army throughout the African Campaign and holds the Africa Star.
He took part in the Sicilian and Italian Invasions.
In a boxing championship held in Italy he was the winner of a silver medal.
He was wounded a short while ago but he has now recovered and is back up the line again.
His brother Edward (34) joined the Royal Army Ordnance Corps nearly four years ago.
Before the war he was employed at Otley Mills.
Ronnie (32) joined the R.A.S.C. about the same time as his brother Edward and is now in Italy.
Before going to Italy he served in Africa and he holds the Africa Star.
Prior to the war he was employed by W. Murgatroyd of Yeadon.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison have three sons-in-law all in the forces.
Albert Barlow, the husband of their eldest daughter is a gunner in the Royal Artillery.
He is 32 and has been in the forces for over three and a half years.
He is a former Yorkshire weightlifting champion.
Roy Harrison (28) husband of their second daughter has served for five years as a master cook with the Royal Artillery, and worked at Nunroyd Mill, Guiseley before the war.
Horace Ashworth (24), joined the R.A.F. nearly four years ago, and he is at present and A.C.1.
His wife Olive, who is working at an aircraft factory has devoted her spare time to entertaining the troops.
She is an accordionist."See More