FERGUSSON, Emmerson Hans Alexander
(Service number 6/1530)

Aliases Emerson sometimes spelt with one m
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 27 November 1892 Place of Birth Woodbury, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment Woodbury, New Zealand
Occupation Bushman for J. Scott
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Daniel Fergusson (Father), Woodbury, South Canterbury
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 3rd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 14 February 1915
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With Ex-4th Reinforcements (Nominal Roll notes)
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Western Europe 1917-18
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 1971 Age
Place of Death London, UK
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Served twice. Initially discharged on 21 April 1915, but went back into service in 1917.

Emerson's death was registered in Hounslow, West London, in the last quarter of 1971


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); Military personnel file via Archives New Zealand (January 2015); SCROll submission by T Brosnahan, 26 March 2022; England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007 via [28 March 2022]

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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