FERGUSSON, Athol Mervin
(Service number 6/4245)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 8 March 1896 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. E. FERGUSSON (mother), Nile Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 11th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 December 1966 Age 70 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 29 December 1966
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 117, Plot 5
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Athol Mervin Fergusson was the son of James and Alice Eleanor (née Buckwell) Fergusson.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 November 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (department of Internal Affairs) [04 November 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) 04 November 2016]; SCRoll web submission by T Brosnahan, 21 October 2017

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