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William Ferguson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferguson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3700 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
    Mrs T. Ferguson (mother), Bowmont Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3700 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Ferguson was the son of John and Jane Ferguson, of 49 Bowmont St., Invercargill, New Zealand.

    Disembarked Suez, 8 February 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 8 March 1916.
    Embarked for France, 7 April 1916.
    Found guilty, 19 August 1916, of being absent without leave from roll call, 17 August 1916: forfeited 7 days' pay.
    Reported missing in action, 21 September 1916; Court of Enquiry, 31 March 1917, confirmed fate as killed in action, 21 September 1916.

    Parents: John and Jane Ferguson, 49 Bowmont Street, Invercargill AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

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