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Private James Ferns

4th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 39603

James Ferns grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of John (03/06/1860-23/08/1933) and Mary Feeney Ferns (1857-1930). Husband of Ann Jane Gardner Ferns of 12 Carrick St, Coatbridge. From 1901 Census - Address - 15 Carrick St, Coatbridge - John Ferns aged 39, Mary Ferns aged 43, John Ferns aged 10, James Ferns aged 7, boarder Francis Hernon aged 38, mothers son and daughter from previous marriage Thomas Cosgrove aged 23, Margaret Cosgrove, aged 22 (listed as boarders on Census)

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 12 Carrick St, Coatbridge

Died

Died 04/06/1917 of heart failure in Hospital 1 week after enlisting

Enlisted

Hamilton /05/1917

Employed

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Age

23

Buried / Remembered

Old Monkland Cemetery, Coatbridge

Cemetery / Memorial Information

This Cemetery contains 33 First World War graves and 44 from the Second World War.

Additional Information

James died of heart failure on 04/06/1917 in a War Hospital in Hawick within 1 week of enlistment. Also remembered in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour. See photos for another one of James` headstone, his Army Register of Soldiers Effects, his Grave Registration form, his listing by the CWGC and his Grave listing by the IWGC

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