Sunday 1 February 2009

Private John Ferguson

Born on 29 April 1890 in Lancaster, England - brother of Miss [?] Ferguson, Manchester, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in St. Thomas, Ontario, single, currently a member of the 25th Regiment (one year), no previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 1 inch, chest of 33 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 91st Battalion, CEF, in St. Thomas, Ontario, on 22 November 1915 (number 189452) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 20 August 1917 - wounded on 31 October or 3 November 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 8 February 1918 - transferred to the 12th Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery on 17 May 1918 - killed in action on 10 August 1918 - buried in Caix British Cemetery (grave I.B.8), France.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am curious what would You say about inaccuracies in military films about 18th C