John Ferrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 10237
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 28.06.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 7 Pole Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Ferrie, 249 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Bernard Ferrie

  • Siblings:

    Mary, Andrew Patrick Helen Lizzie & Bernard

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Ferrie

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Bernard Ferrie 16902, 13th Company, Machine Gun Corps, who died 18.09.1916. Patrick served with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and is believed to have survived the War.

John Ferrie   10237  King’s Own Scottish Borderers

FERRIEKilled in action at the Dardanelles, on the 28th June, John Ferrie, 1st K.O.S. Borderers, aged 24 years, youngest son of Mrs Ferrie, No. 7 Pole Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his mother and sister, Mrs Murray, 249 Lochee Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th August 1915

Additional Information kindly supplied by Pat Brownhill. and Michael Caldwell

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