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Family NameUrry
Christian NamesEdward George
Date of Birth1/1/1880
Date of Death8/12/1915 12:00:00 AM
Additional NotesFather George Urry born Newport but worked in Dorset where his older children were born and married Devon girl Emma. Edward Urry had a twin sister Clara. He married Florence Richardson and served in the IW Rifles with Florence's brother William and his two brothers .
Date of Marriage3/17/1906 12:00:00 AM
Who they marriedFlorence Laura Richardson
Got Married at Newport Register Office
OccupationProfessional Soldier, Blacksmith, Dye worker at Bright and Minns Newport IW
ChildrenIrene Florence 1906-1967 Cecil Alfred George 1908-1960 Leslie Horace 1909-1985 Ruby Clara Kate 1912-1994 Ivy Mabel 1915-2002
Address45 Trafalgar Road Newport Isle of Wight
Brief Service DescriptionJoined IW Rifles Territorials in 1909 transferred to War Service in 1914
Rank Army - A - Private
Service Number670
Service Detail1/8th Hampshire Regiment the Isle of Wight Rifles. The Urry brothers were in B Company along with William Richardson
Awards1914-15 Star British War Medal Victory Medal Dead Man's Penny loaned to Carisbrooke Castle Museum by family 2015
killed In Action?
Detail of How they DiedMissing presumed dead on 12th August 1915 Suvla Bay landings10th August 1915 and killed in first advance at Gallipoli. The Urry brothers and William Richardson all went over the top together on August 12th only the second day after landing in Suvla Bay. Their bodies were never recovered.
SourcesMedal Cards, Register of Soldiers Effects, Photographs
researchersLin Watterson for Carisbrooke Castle Museum 2014 - 2015
Date Of ResearchMay 2015
Is School Report?
Area Newport
Place of Birth Weymouth Dorset
Mother's Name Emma
Father's Name
School Blank
Which Service? Army
Where were they commemorated? St Nicholas Chapel at Casirbrooke Castle . Roll of Honour

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