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Ferrie or Ferry

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Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 16 Dec 2012 14:04

This name has come up in my family tree.. Surname Duxfield. Cant find marriage or death for that name or close to it. Any idea on what it could be short for??
thanks

Helen

Helen Report 16 Dec 2012 14:31

UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 about Ferrie Duxfield
Name: Ferrie Duxfield
Residence: Low Fell, Gateshead
Death Date: 26 Jul 1917
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Gateshead, Durham
Rank: Private
Regiment: Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion: 1/5th Battalion
Number: 285635
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Comments: Formerly 2179, 5Th Res. Durham L.I

Any good?

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 16 Dec 2012 14:38

Looks likes same chap as Helen found but 1911 census, but looking at the original i would say its more like Terry, but then again could be ferry

1911 census transcription details for: 19 Hilda Terrace So Pelaw Chester Le Street
Print Close National Archive Reference:
RG14PN30095 RG78PN1738 RD554 SD1 ED11 SN218
Reg. District: Chester Le Street
Sub District: Chester Le Street
Parish: Chester Le Street
Enum. District: 11
Address: 19 Hilda Terrace So Pelaw Chester Le Street
County: Durham

Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
DUXFIELD, John Head Married M 55 1856 Stone Mason Camperdawn Northumberland
DUXFIELD, Mary Wife Married
33 years F 52 1859 Chester Le Street Co Durham
DUXFIELD, John Son Single M 26 1885 Colliery Mason Gateshead Co Durham
DUXFIELD, Ralph Son Single M 17 1894 Coal Putter Below Law Fell Gateshead Co Durham
DUXFIELD, Ferry Son Single M 15 1896 Coal Putter Below Law Fell Gateshead Co Durham
DUXFIELD, Hilda Daughter Single F 11 1900 Law Fell Gateshead Co Durham

George

KenSE

KenSE Report 16 Dec 2012 14:43

From a public story on A'y:

Private F DUXFIELD

235635 1st / 5th battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

(Prince of Wales Own)

remembered with honour Longuenesse ( St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

grave ref IV. C. 70

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 16 Dec 2012 14:49

From the War Graves Photographic project.They have photographed his headstone you can obtain copies if interested, see link for details of how and cost etc
link

http://www.twgpp.org/information.php?id=3405578



Duxfield, F
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

Country: France

Area: Pas De Calais

Rank: Private

Official Number: 235635

Unit: 1st/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

Force: Army

Nationality: British

Details:
26th July 1917. IV. C. 70.

George

Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 16 Dec 2012 14:51

Guys. Thank you so much. This is the first relative that I now know died in the war. Thank you all very much... :-(

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 16 Dec 2012 15:07

Doesn't look like it was ever short for anything as he was registered thus:

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Ferrie Duxfield
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1896
Registration district: Gateshead
Inferred County: Durham
Volume: 10a
Page: 954

Penny

Penny Report 16 Dec 2012 15:10

Births Jun 1894 Duxfield Ralph Gateshead 10a 936

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Births Dec 1895

Duxfield Eliza Gateshead 10a 908


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Births Mar 1896 Duxfield Ferrie Gateshead 10a 954

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Births Dec 1897 Duxfield Maud Gateshead 10a 941

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 16 Dec 2012 15:30

He has a medal card

British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
about Ferrie Duxfield
Name: Ferrie Duxfield
Regiment or Corps: Durham Light Infantry, West Yorkshire Regiment
Regimental Number: 2179, 235635


Also on Ancestry he is rembered on The Gateshead, Durham, England, Roll of Honour, 1914-1920 Record for F DuxfieldGateshead, Durham, England, Roll of Honour, 1914-1920
Mentions he died of gas poisoning


There is a photo of him albeit a bit fuzzy.

George

Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 16 Dec 2012 16:15

George. I am asking a lot but can u get that picture of him to me??? i am not on ancestry. If not I understand.

regards

Kim

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 16 Dec 2012 17:04

Kim

I can send you the page on which the photo is listed, i will do this shortly, will send by the GR System.

George

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 16 Dec 2012 17:15

Image sent

George