John Hunter Ferrier

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 6493
  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 'A' Battery, 256th Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 28.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: LXVI. A. 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Catherine St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Cargill & Co Ltd, Dundee Bleachworks
  • Mother:

    Agnes Ogilvie Hunter Ferrier, 2 Catherine St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Ferrier

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Hunter Ferrier

John Hunter Ferrier   6493   Royal Field Artillery

Three Years at the Front.

Bombardier John Ferrier R.F.A., who resides at 2 Catherine Street, Dundee, is suffering from severe gunshot wounds.  He enlisted early in the war, and has been fully three years at the front.  The bombardier who is 24 years of age, was employed with Cargill & Co., Ltd., Dundee Bleachworks prior to joining up.

Dundee Courier 4th April 1918

FERRIER___Died on 26th April, of wounds received on 23rd March, Bomb. John Hunter Ferrier, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Ferrier, 2 Catherine Street, Dundee, in his 25th year.

Dundee People’s Journal 11th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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