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George Frederick Fergusson

Mr Fergusson in uniform, Italy 1944. - This image may be subject to copyright

Mr Fergusson in uniform, Italy 1944. - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Fergusson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    271728 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1921 AWMM
    Manunui, Taumarunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 May 1941 AWMM 53 Oakley Avenue, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G.F. Fergusson (father), 53 Oakley Avenue, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married to Gwenyth Marsh on 8 February 1947. Widowed on 12 September 2017. Public - Margaret - Child - 13 October 2017 - FAMILY PAPERS


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1 May 1941 to 31 July 1941 and January 1942 to 8 December 1942 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Hearing loss AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Otaki RSA. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • On 25 April 2017 Fred marched in the Otaki RSA dawn parade on his mobility scooter.
    Public - Margaret - Child - 26 April 2017
  • On 8 February 2017, Fred and Gwen Fergusson celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.
    Public - Margaret - Child - 3 February 2017



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.130 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 October 2017MargaretSydney, AustraliaChild
03 February 2017Margaret Sydney AustraliaChild
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