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Victor William Ferguson

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor William AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferguson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ401823 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.H. Ferguson (father), Box 8, Fielding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ401823 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor Ferguson was the son of Harold Henry and Margaret Ferguson, of Aorangi, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Margaret Ferguson, of Knightsbridge, London, England.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    13 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM 23 A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    On tombstone of Harold Ferguson in the Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 23 January 2019 - Details noted from the tombstone of Harold Ferguson
  • Memorial reference
    Block 2 Row 70 Plot 741 Public - Allan - Researcher - 23 January 2019 - Details noted from the tombstone of Harold Ferguson



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  • Victor's name also appears on the Taonui School War Memorial gate, however, his surname is mis-spelt as "Fergusson". He was an ex-pupil and his family lived nearby. Sources: M.H. Durie, 'Learn By Doing: A Centennial History of the Taonui School and District 1879-1979' (Feilding, 1979), p. 80; and
    Public - Val - Researcher - 7 June 2018



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