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Donald James Alexander Ferguson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald James Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferguson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 7763 AWMM
    • 7/1614 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
    • Pre 17 February 1902 AWMM C/o Mrs W. Rooney, North Street, Timaru, canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 1915 AWMM C/o R. Wilson and Company, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Miss Maggie Ferguson (sister), C/o Mrs Richmond, 42 Barndo Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Maude Frances Ferguson (wife), 25 Maltby Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 12 March 1902 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      9 stone 10 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      August 1916 gunshot wound leg AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Donald and Mary A. Ferguson, of Timaru; husband of Maude Francis (nee Orchard) Ferguson, of 423 Madras St., N. St. Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand

    Father of Betty Francis Valery born March 1913

    Father was named Donald Fergusson. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 19 July 1917 AWMM
      Age 38 AWMM
      PalestineMiddle East AWMM
    • 19 July 1917 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 38 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel AWMM Q. 55. AWMM
    • Beersheba Cemetery Israel AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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19 March 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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