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John was born at Ripley in 1884; his parents were Joseph and Hannah Sulley. Between 1891 and 1901 the family moved to live in Crich. Before joining the Foresters John was employed in the iron works.
In the 1918 voters list John Sulley was recorded as living at Chadwick Nick.
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
16 August 1919
CRICH, LEA & HOLLOWAY
It has been two and a half years since having his last leave Pte J.Sully (Royal Irish), of Crich Common, has arrived home. He joined up in 1915 and seen service in Palestine, Kantara and Egypt. For a period he has been guarding Turkish prisoners and speaks of their cleverness as workers in beads he has brought with him several souvenirs of their handiwork.
RG12 piece 2745 folio 72 page 12
1901: Market Place, Crich
RG13 piece 3231 folio 46 page 12
|Joseph||Sulley||Head||59||Grocer & farmer||Fritchley|
|Hannah||Sulley||wife||58||Assisting in the business||Tansley|
|John William||Sulley||son||28||Labourer iron works||Ripley|
|Henry||Sulley||son||25||Working on farm||Ripley|
|Alfred||Sulley||son||23||Working on farm||Ripley|
|Thomas||Sulley||son||17||Labourer lime works||Crich|
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Note that John's parents ages were the same in 1891 as in 1901!