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George Ferguson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferguson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    73154 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 May 1914 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 November 1940 AWMM 12 Tawari Street, Auckland, Mt Eden, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Elsie Mary Ferguson (wife), 12 Tawari Street, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    73154 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Scottish Regiment (Auckland) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 18 November 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Steel worker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.75 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Minor accident whilst chiseling out a rusted pin from a tank gun, 18 months later he was re-examined for a lump, possibly metal under the skin AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Ferguson and Jessie Ferguson

    Husband of Elsie Mary Ferguson, known as Mary

    Attested in 1940, George was married with one child.

    Served 4 years 35 days in New Zealand. January 1941 - August 1943 2NZEF, Army; August 1943 - February 1946 Central Military District (CMD), Army AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1989 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 February 1989 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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