Ferry, John

BORN CASTLEFORD 1888. SON OF JOHN W & MARGARET JANE FERRY, 12 SCULCOATES LANE AND 8 VICTORIA VILLAS, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL. HE HAD A BROTHER, JIM AND SISTERS BELLA AND JASMINE. HIS WIFE EVA FERRY & BABY VERA BORN 24/12/1915, LIVED AT 224 DE LA POLE AVENUE, HULL, WITH SISTER, EMMIE DARBY (CWGC).

HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 07/09/1914, AGED 26 YEARS AND 7 MONTHS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 7 INCHES TALL, 134 LBS, 36 INCH CHEST, GOOD PHYSIQUE, AUBURN HAIR, GREY EYES AND FAIR COMPLEXION. CHIRCH OF ENGLAND RELIGION. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 1/4TH EYR. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 30/11/1915. PROMOTED LANCE CORPORAL 05/05/1916, CORPORAL, 07/08/1916, AND SERGEANT, ON 05/11/1916.

TRANSFERRED TO DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY, ON 18/12/1916. KILLED IN ACTION ON 04/10/1917, AGED 29.

COMMEMORATED AT TYNE COT CEMETERY, BELGIUM.


First name:
JOHN
Military Number:
53312
Rank:
Acting Sergeant
Date Died
04/10/1917
Place died:
Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Age:
29
8 VICTORIA VILLAS, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK