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George Weir Ferguson

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 227 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 227 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Weir AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferguson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • N/N AWMM
    • 1434 AWMM
    • 7/841 AWMM
    • 2/4722 AWMM
    • WWI 7/841 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1883 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
    • 9 July 1883 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 9 July 1883 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 1900 AWMM Melrose, Halswell, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 15 January 1902 AWMM Melrose, Halswell, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 21 December 1914 AWMM Mount Possession, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr John Ferguson (brother), Halswell, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM
    • Mrs Ruby Ferguson (wife), "Sea View", Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 31 March 1900 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • N/N AWMM
    • 1434 AWMM
    • 7/841 AWMM
    • 2/4722 AWMM
    • WWI 7/841 AWMM
  • Military service
    Halswell, Canterbury Volunteer Corps AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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
      6 foot AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Malaria, 5 days July 1900 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Pneumonia 1902 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of the John and Lilian Ferguson, of "Melrose," Halswell, Christchurch.

    Husband of Ruby Constance; father of John, George and Rex.

    2/4722 Reserve of Officers number

    His father was named John Ferguson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 21 August 1915 AWMM
      Age 32 AWMM
      GallipoliTurkey AWMM
    • 21 August 1915 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 33 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey AWMM II. D. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of George Weir Ferguson

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  • I am a grand-nephew who recently visited your grave as a part of renewing our admiration for the ANZAC soldiers who fought and died for our country. Your grave site is lovely and beautifully kept and your grave well maintained in a quiet tree lined hill top. What a terrible war you fought and what a sacrifice you made for us......so proud
    Public - Richard - Other relative - 7 September 2018
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  • Remembering Grandfather & Great Grandfather, George Weir Ferguson Anzac weekend in Christchurch NZ. Pleased to see our cousins above (in Australia?) have joined us in adding a trbute. Peter & Dawn
    Public - Dawn - Other Relative - 9 May 2015
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  • Your courage and bravery will never be forgotten. The contribution of you and others like you have molded our countries. I am very proud and will to pass this down to my children. I was privileged to have visited your rested place in the beautiful spot of Hill 60. We will never forget. Your Granddaughter Dianne
    Public - Dianne - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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  • With much love for the dear Grandfather who made the ultimate sacrifice. I never knew you but am so very proud to be your grand-daughter. Gillian
    Public - Gillian Ann - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 227 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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07 September 2018RichardNew Plymouth, New ZealandOther relative
20 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
20 May 2015StephenChristchurchResearcher
09 May 2015Dawn Lincoln, Canterbury, New ZealandOther Relative
25 April 2015DianneBrisbaneOther Relative

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