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Leo Harold Ferguson

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Portrait, Mr Ferguson while training with the US Navy at Bunker Hill, Illinois. (kindly provided by the serviceman) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Mr Ferguson while training with the US Navy at Bunker Hill, Illinois. (kindly provided by …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jun 1943 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Bank officer/Civilian 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Winifred Ferguson

    Husband of Verna; father of Sandra, Raewyn, Lucy, Ross

    A Bank officer with the Bank of NZ before the war.

    He was serving with the Home Guard from 1941

    Service; New Plymouth

    Served with the RNZAF in June 1943, serial number NZ439805. Embarked with the Fleet Air Arm serial number NZ8999. Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    26 February 2013 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald 27 February 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465792) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (2008). vol. 3 p. 613 [ref 189] AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald 27 February 2013 AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. AWMM

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