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Douglas Chalmers Ferguson
- Date of enlistment: November 1915
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- Rank: Second Lieutenant
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- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 26.01.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery, Rouen
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Officers. B.3.36.
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- Address: Norwood Villa, West Park Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice, McIntyre & Rae, Chartered Accountants, Reform St, Dundee
Maud Mary Ferguson, Norwood Villa, West Park Rd, Dundee
Thomas Chalmers Ferguson, Norwood Villa, West Park Rd, Dundee
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Douglas C. Ferguson H.L.I.
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Lieutenant Douglas C. Ferguson, H.L.I., only son of Mr T. C. Ferguson, 6 Norwood Terrace, Dundee, has died of wounds received in action.
Deceased, who was only 19 years of age, was educated at Harris Academy, Dundee, and at Warwick School, Warwick, and was serving his apprenticeship with Messrs M’Intyre & Rae, chartered accountants, Reform Street, Dundee. He joined the Artists’ Rifles in November, 1915, and after undergoing a course of instruction was commissioned to the Highland Light Infantry. Cheering news of his condition had been received, but on Friday evening Mr Ferguson received a telegram stating that his son was dangerously ill. Mr and Mrs Ferguson left on Saturday to visit their son, but at York they received intimation that he had passed away.
Dundee Courier 29th January 1917
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