Lt Joseph Curry, Northumberland Fus

The name of his father, Ralph, in his army records is the clue here.

1887 Apr 14 Born Pelton, Durham

1891 census at Hand on Hold, Pelton, Durham

1901 census at Birtley , Durham

1911 Census at Scotch Arms Hotel, Haydon Bridge

1914 Aug 5. Mobilised

1915 Apr 20 Posted to France

1917 Jul 7. Posted back to UK

1917 Nov 28. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts., attd. North'd Fus. - Joseph Curry

1919 May 28. Northumberland Fus. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts.: — J. Curry. with precedence next above W. H.-Polley.

1919 Nov 14 Demobbed

1920 Aug 6. Joined ADRIC with service no. 124 Posted to J Coy

1920 Dec 28. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Sep 1. The undermentioned relinquish their commissions on completion of service: —Northumberland Fus. Temp. Lt., and retain the rank of Lt.: — J. Curry.

1922 Jan 24. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Marriage to Mary Lizzie Wray (1896–1947) at Hexham, Northumberland,

1936 Apr/Jun Died Hexham aged 48. Is the most probable death