Ferry, John

BORN CASTLEFORD 1888. SON OF JOHN W & MARGARET JANE FERRY, 12 SCULCOATES LANE AND THIS ADDRESS. BROTHER JIM AND SISTERS BELLA AND JASMINE. WIFE EVA FERRY & BABY VERA BORN 24/12/1915, LIVED AT 224 DE LA POLE AVE. SISTER EMMIE DARBY (CWGC). ENLISTED HULL, 7/09/1914, 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 ENGALND RELIGION. EX 1/4TH EYR. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 30/11/1915. PROMOTED LANCE CORPORAL 5/05/1916, CORPORAL, 7/08/1916, AND SERGEANT 5/11/1916. TRANSFERRED TO DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY ON 18/12/1916. KILLED IN ACTION ON 4/10/1917, AGED 29. COMMEMORATED AT TYNE COT CEMETERY.


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