John Lorimer Ferrier

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
  • Service no: 122467
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 161 Fisher Street, Broughty Ferry.
  • Occupation: Monifieth Foundry
  • Mother:

    Isabella Ferrier, 161 Fisher St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    Thomas Ferrier

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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