S/Sgt Harrison was born on 24 February 1920 in Bethpage, Sumner County, TN. He was the son of Thomas Andrew and Mary Bertie Harrison and husband of Mary Evelyn (Roberts) Harrison of Belton.
He was killed in action in Germany in 1945. His remains were returned to the U.S. in 1948 and was buried at the Belton Cemetery in August, 1948.
He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal posthumously for achievement in connection with military operations against an emey of the U.S. on September 25, 1944.