Gunner Peter Sherry RFA

A rare event when researching my family’s story happened. Recently, a relative of my Sherry family shared her family photo archive. It contained a photo of my Great Uncle Peter Sherry 1886-1918 Over the last couple of months, I have found a relative who is a fellow family history addict. My relative, a descendant of…Continue Reading “Peter Sherry During World War 1”

Lijssenthoek

Long before I arrived on the scene, my Dad reached the rank of Sergeant during a nine-year stint in the Royal Engineers.  Later in life, he described himself as a proud old soldier. Every November my family gathered to watch Remembrance Sunday on television. The highlight was the ever-dwindling group of proud veterans marching past…Continue Reading “The Boy Who Never Came Home: Patrick Sherry 1898-1917”