Great War Dundee
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John Lorimer Ferrier
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
- Service no: 122467
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 254th Siege Battery
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 17.07.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XXV.K.8.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 161 Fisher Street, Broughty Ferry.
- Occupation: Monifieth Foundry
Isabella Ferrier, 161 Fisher St, Broughty Ferry
More about John Lorimer Ferrier
John Lorimer Ferrier 122467 Royal Garrison Artillery
BROUGHTY FERRY LAD DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mrs Thos. Ferrier, 161 Fisher Street, Broughty Ferry, has received official intimation that her youngest son, Gunner James (John) Ferrier, Royal Garrison Artillery, died of wounds in a General Hospital in France on 17th July.
Deceased, who was 22 years of age, was well known in Broughty Ferry. He joined the R.G.A. three years ago, and had been at the front over six months. Shortly before enlistment deceased was employed in Monifieth Foundry.
Dundee Courier 7th August 1917
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