OrnaVerum
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6 Oct 2018
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www.pollokshieldsheritage.org/History/WW1/F.html

Remembering those who served in
World War I

Further Details

Andrew Millar Ferguson' Younger son of the late George Ferguson, ex-provost of Govan, and of Mrs. Ferguson, Trinidad Villa, Bellahouston.
Private, 16th H.L.I. (Service No: 40547)
He died, aged 35, on the 18th November 1916.
"Although of delicate physique, he succeeded in joining the 6th H.L.I. in September, 1914, and trained with this battalion in Fifeshire. A serious illness, due to exposure, invalided him home for many months; but on his recovery he rejoined his regiment, and, after serving at home for a time, was sent to France in September, 1916, and there drafted into the 16th H.L.I. He was in the latter stages of the Somme Battle, and was on the point of gazetted for a commission when he fell in action near Beaumont Hamel on November 18th, 1916. Private Ferguson was 35 years of age, and was employed in the Paisley Road Branch of the National Bank of Scotland." (Bellahouston Academy Roll of Honour)
He is buried in the Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France.
He was awarded the Victory & British War Medals.
See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here.

George Ferguson Son of Mrs. Mary Ferguson, of 197, St. Andrew's Rd., Pollokshields, Glasgow, and the late John Ferguson.
He was a Lance Corporal in the 1st/6th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) (Service No: 1874).
He died, aged 32, on the 13th November 1916.
He is buried in the Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet, Somme, France.
He was awarded the 1914-15 Star, Victory & British War Medals.
See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here.

James Ferguson: Son of John Buchanan Ferguson and Agnes Ferguson, of 25, Prince's St., Pollokshields, Glasgow.
He was a Private in the 5th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders (Service No: 204399).
He died, aged 31, on the 24th September 1917.
He is commemorated on Panel 132 to 135 and 162A of the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
He was awarded the Victory & British War Medals.
See his Commonwealth War Graves Commission's entry here.

J. D. Ferguson:
Report in the Scotsman 2/6/1917: PRISONER OF WAR Sec. Lt. J. D. FERGUSON, Royal Scots, previously reported missing, is now reported to be a prisoner of war. His wife resides at Abington, Calderwood Road, Newlands, GLASGOW Sec. Lt. Ferguson, who is a son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Ferguson, 47 Melville Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, was on the staff of the Glasgow Corporation Tramways.
The British Officer Prisoner of War, 1914-1918 on Ancestry.co.uk has the following information: "J D Ferguson, Lieut., 15th Battalion. Royal Scots; Date Missing: 28 Apr 1917; Repatriation Date: 17 Dec 1918; Record Number: 582; Section: Western Theatre of Operations."

Lewis Buchanan Ferguson:
2nd Lieutenant. 3/8th (Reserve) Scottish Rifles, attached 1/5th K.O.Y.L.I.
He was promoted to Captain.
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals

Church

Sherbrooke-St Gilbert's

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