James Harrison (British Army officer)
|Born||1 October 1880|
Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales
|Died||30 December 1957 (aged 77)|
Chelsea, London, England
|Years of service||1900–1941|
|Commands held||55th Division|
Royal School of Artillery
2nd Anti-Aircraft Division
|Battles/wars||World War I|
World War II
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath|
Distinguished Service Order
Harrison was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1900 and served in the First World War. He was appointed Commander Royal Artillery for the 55th Division in 1930, Commandant of the Royal School of Artillery at Larkhill in 1932, and Major-General Royal Artillery in India in 1935.
He went on to be General Officer Commanding 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division in 1936. In 1939, he became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey but held the role only until June 1940 when the island came under German occupation. He retired in 1941.
In 1925, he married Stella Mary Travers-Smith.
- 1881 Wales Census
- England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1995
- "No. 27189". The London Gazette. 4 May 1900. p. 2845.
- "No. 30631". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 April 1918. p. 4524.
- Profile, Generals.dk; accessed 7 April 2016.
- Mallams of Oxford
- Conqueror 100
Sir Horace Martelli
| Lieutenant Governor of Jersey