Friday, 10 January 2014

John Thomas Draisey 1890-1916

John Thomas Draisey is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial (picture from CWGC)
Hoyland or Jump Q3 1890

Son of:
Elizabeth Draisy (later Thorpe) married George H Thorpe Q4 1890

Home address, age and occupation:
1891: Bethel Street, Jump, aged 9 months

1901: **
1911: **

Marriage: He married Mary Birdsall in 1913.

Military Service:
Regiment and Battalion:    14th York and Lancaster Regiment (2nd Barnsley Pals)
Service number and rank:  14/29 Lance Sergeant

Death:     1 July 1916 aged 27
CWGC Remembered: Thiepval Pier & Face 14A &14B

Worsborough, Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Worsbro' Village

Blacker Hill War Memorial, Small Park, Blacker Hill

JT Draisey appears in the nominal roll 14th Btn in Jon Cookey's Barnsley Pals book.

Lives of the First World War

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