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John Alexander Ferguson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferguson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 28119 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
    J.D. Ferguson (father), Cadman Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 28119 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Shop assistant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Ferguson was the son of John Douglas and Catherine Ferguson, of Tiakitahuna, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Native of Dannevirke. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM IV. E. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Ferguson, Private John Alexander: No 28119. Second Battalion. Wellington. Regiment NZEF killed in action on 04 October 1917 in the battle of Broodseinde Third Battle of Ypres, Passchendaele, Belgium. Aged 20 years. Buried at Tyne, Cot Cemetery in Ypres Salient. It's been 100 years ago today Jack. We will always remember you in Flanders Fields the poppies grow. Your Nephew Ray. New Zealand Herald. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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