Joseph Ford

Memorial: Hill - St Michael's Church

Regiment: Kings Royal Rifle Corps

Rank and number: Rifleman

Parents: William and Mary Jenkins Ford

Home address: Brick House Farm, Hill

Date of birth: 1895

Place of birth: Kingswood, Nr. Wotton-under-Edge, Glos

Date of death: 09/02/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Bray Military Cemetery, Flanders, France

Age: 22

Further information:

Joseph Ford who was born in Kingswood, near Wotton-under-Edge about 1895. He was the son of William Jenkins Ford, a farmer and his wife, Mary. In the 1901 and 1911 Censuses the family lived at Brick House Farm, Hill

Joseph appears to have enlisted in the Gloucestershire Regiment, but he was serving as a Rifleman in the 16th Battalion of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps when he Died of Wounds on 9th February 1917. He is listed on the Memorial at the Bray Military Cemetery in Flanders.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Thornbury Roots Website