Ferraby, Robinson (Robert)

Lieutenant, Robinson Ferraby, 4th EYR

BORN HULL 1881. MARRIED AT SCULCOATES, HULL, IN 1907. HUSBAND OF ETHEL CASSON (1886-1941), OF 14 , HAMLYN AVENUE, HULL. SON OF FRANK BELL  FERRABY (1853-19310 AND EMMA JANE FERRABY (1861-1887), OF 95 BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL.

EDUCATED AT HYMERS COLLEGE. HE WAS PARTNER IN HIS FATHER’S FIRM, MESSRS, FERRABY & HARE, WATERHOUSE LANE, HULL. HE WORKED AS A RUSSIAN MAT IMPORTER AND FISH MANAGER (1911 CENSUS).

HE WAS COMMISSIONED AS A LIEUTENANT INTO THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. POSTED TO THE FRONT ON 13/07/1915. HE WAS BADLY WOUNDED BY GUNSHOT, IN THE UPPER, LEFT THIGH, ON 17/03/1916. HE DIED OF WOUNDS AT WIMEREUX BASE HOSPITAL, ON 07/04/1916, AGED 29. HE WAS PICTURED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 20/03/1916. *

HIS NAME IS LISTED ON HYMERS MEMORIAL AND ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH WW1 MEMORIAL, BOULEVARD, HULL. HE LEFT £474 IN HIS WILL TO HIS WIDOW ETHERL AND TWO SONS, HAROLD AND KENNETH, AT “WOODLANDS”, NORTH FERRIBY (PROBATE ADDRESS)


First name:
ROBINSON
Rank:
1st Lieutenant
Date Died
07/04/1916
Place died:
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
29
14 , HAMLYN AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK