DE FERRANTI, Gerard Vincent. KG. MC.

Commissioned 2/Lt RE 1/9/1914 in Chatham, later based in Newark, sent overseas 1/7/1915 to Gallipoli. Went to Salonika 1916, awarded MC 1918. b 1893 Chelsea, another son of Sebastian Ziani and Gertrude Ruth (Ince) De Ferranti, founder of the famous Ferranti Electric Co. His father took up residence in 1905 at the Commercial Hotel, Grindleford before all the family moved to ‘Ingleside’, Nether Padley, and then in 1913 to Baslow Hall.  Later knighted, d 1980. Brother of Basil above and brother in law to William Pyecroft (below).