Private Owen Ferry

25 Aug 1944

Owen Ferry was the son of Thomas and Catherine Ferry, of Dundee; husband of Isabella Lee B Ferry, of Dundee, he enlisted in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and volunteered for Airborne forces.

Private Ferry successfully completed parachute training at RAF Ringway and was posted to 284 Parachute Field Ambulance, and took part in Operation Overlord (Normandy).

Pte Ferry was killed in action on 25 August 1944, aged 31, and was given a field burial at Quetteville, and was re-interred to Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France, on 25 October 1945.

If you are part of Pte Ferry’s family and would like to complete this biography, you can apply to the curator to do so. To do this you will need to become a member of ParaData and select the 'friend or family member' option on the registration form.

If you would like to find out more about becoming a member please visit our registration page.

Members of ParaData can submit their material by clicking on the 'Add content to this article' button on the right.

By Rod Gibson

Read More

Service History

Latest Comments

There are currently no comments for this content.

Add your comment