Archie Earl Ferguson Image

Name

Private Archie Earl Ferguson

Born

1899-07-05

From

Occupation

Student

Religion

Baptist

Death

1979-05-17

Where Died

Cemetery




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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

651589

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-01-29

Wounded Date

1918-10-01

Wounds

Gunshot wound both thighs

Wounded Where

Cambrai, France

Taken Prisoner of War

October 3, 1918, until Christmas Eve 1918; brought back by Red Cross Train.

Prisoner of War Camp 1

Gottingen Prisoner of War Camp

Discharge Date

1920-06-29

Discharge Cause

Medical unfitness



Notes

Archie was the son of “Chief” Robert B. Ferguson and Nora Stapleton, and husband to Gertrude May Street.




Sources & Links

a) Bruce in Khaki: A History of the Bruce Battalion
b) Bruce Remembers Feedback - Walkerton Legion List - March 2021
- Library & Archives Canada



News Clippings


160th Battalion Enlistment Card
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
Mention of A. Ferguson (back of 160th S.B. hut interior photo)
Mention of A. Ferguson (back of 160th S.B. hut interior photo)
160th S.B. hut interior
160th S.B. hut interior
Walkerton Telescope, May 22, 1905
Walkerton Telescope, May 22, 1905
Walkerton Telescope, November 7, 1918
Walkerton Telescope, November 7, 1918

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