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Name:
John Herbert Ferguson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J H
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
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Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
6th D.L.I.
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Barnard Castle, Chapel Yard
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
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UK Commemorated:
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Service :
Army
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Included on the “List of former Scholars of this School (Barnard Castle National Boys' School) now serving with His Majesty's Forces.”

Number on the admission register - 1858

 

Teesdale Mercury 28.07.1915 - Page 4
Private John Ferguson describes the "finest trenches he has seen".  But he was hit by a piece of shrapnel on the leg while writing the letter.

Teesdale Mercury 04.08.1915 - Page 6
Private John Ferguson sent a piece of shrapnel and 2 Belgian coins as souvenirs

 

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First Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Last Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Unit: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Home Address: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Notes: Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Teesdale Mercury 28.07.1915 Page 4: Column 6; Teesdale Mercury 04.08.1915 Page 6: Column 5; Ranks: Teesdale Mercury 28.07.1915 Page 4: Column 6;