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 Charles William Fry

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Charles William Fry

Birth
Death
24 Aug 1882 (aged 44)
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Burial
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Plot
Iota 114
Memorial ID
42399031 View Source

Hymn writer. He wrote "I Have Found a Friend in Jesus," also titled as "The Lily of the Valley" in 1881. Buried: Glasgow, Scotland on New Year's Day 1884. A monument to "The first band master of the Salvation Army" was unveiled over his grave. On it was in­scribed a verse Fry wrote:

The former things are past,
And ended is the strife,
I'm safe home at last!
I live an endless life!

Hymn writer. He wrote "I Have Found a Friend in Jesus," also titled as "The Lily of the Valley" in 1881. Buried: Glasgow, Scotland on New Year's Day 1884. A monument to "The first band master of the Salvation Army" was unveiled over his grave. On it was in­scribed a verse Fry wrote:

The former things are past,
And ended is the strife,
I'm safe home at last!
I live an endless life!


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