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James Ferguson


54425 Private

12 (Service) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, 106 Infantry Brigade, 35th Division

Age: 20

Date of Death: Killed in Action 30 September 1918

Buried: Zantvoorde British Cemetery, Grave II.B.8

Family history: Son of Alexander and Williamina Ferguson, 180 Mary Place, Wallace Street, Falkirk. Before enlisting he was employed by Messers MacDowell, Stevens & Co, Laurieston Iron Foundry.



The action leading to his death

During the course of the morning of the 30 September, the

Division moved forward to approach Wervicq from the north and west.

Map showing location

The War Diary takes up the story:

At 4.30pm with the attack now hung up it was decided to dig in an hold the positions until the following day.

Grave located at Zantvoorde British Cemetery





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