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John Addie Ferguson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Addie AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferguson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3048 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T Ferguson, Ravenbourne, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3048 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      145 lb AWMM
    • 24 Apr 1918 {Age 28} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined 11th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.

    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 5 April 1916.

    Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 9 November 1916 (trench feet) admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 2 March 1917 (boil on thigh: severe); transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 24 March 1917; discharged on furlough, 27 March 1917, to report to No 1 command Depot, Perham Downs, 11 April 1917.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 9 May 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 15 May 1917.

    Appointed Lance Corporal, 20 May 1917.

    Promoted Corporal, 15 July 1917.

    Appointed Lance Sergeant, 25 September 1917.

    Promoted Sergeant, 12 November 1917.

    Killed in action, 24 April 1917. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 April 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 28 AWMM
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    VILLERS AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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08 June 2016SophieChristchurch, New ZealandDirect descendant
26 April 2015RogerDrybread, New Zealand.Other Relative
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