1871–1949

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 16, 1871, Can­ter­bu­ry, Kent, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 16, 1949, Cheam, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

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Biography

Joy joined the Sal­va­tion Army (SA) in Can­ter­bu­ry, then played in the band at Folke­stone, and be­came an SA of­fi­cer in 1894.

He went on serve the SA Corps at Tun­stall, then the SA In­ter­na­tion­al head­quar­ters in 1917, where he was Un­der Se­cre­ta­ry in the For­eign Of­fice.

After 1919, he served as Im­mi­gra­tion Sec­re­ta­ry in west­ern Ca­na­da, and in 1932 be­came ed­it­or-in-chief of The War Cry in South Af­ri­ca.

He rose to the rank of SA col­o­nel, and re­tired in 1938.

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