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.
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