Denis Harold Ferens

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Private Denis Harold Ferens
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20 Oct 1913 - 04 Nov 1993
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Denis Harold Ferens (from The Bystander)

Denis was the son of Harold and Norah Ferens. After Harold's death his mother married George Byng, 9th Viscount Torrington of Liesse, Buckfastleigh, Devon. Denis married Petronel Francis Mary Milner of Ipplepen. A newspaper account reports the couple's intention to take up residence at Ilton Manor where he would farm and breed horses. The service took place at Buckfast Abbey and there was a telegram of congratulations from the Pope.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Curry Mallet Patrol Patrol member 23 May 1940 Unknown
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WPJC 8/1


Ilton Court, Ilton, Somerset
Other information

He transferred to 2nd Somerset Battalion Home Guard.

The couple moved to Ilton Court after their marriage in 1939 but had returned to Devon by 1951. He was a Master of South Devon Foxhounds in 1950s

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Denis Harold Ferens wedding (from The Bystander)

TNA ref WO199/3390 & 3391

1939 Register

Western Morning News 19 June 1939.

The Bystander 28 June 1939