Frank Rose Ferguson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 4235
  • Rank: Lance Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 23/10/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 10 A.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 19 Taits Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Blacksmith
  • Mother:

    Rebecca Ferguson, 20 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Ferguson, 20 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    George

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Frank Rose Ferguson

Frank has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Frank Rose Ferguson   4235   Black Watch

DUNDEE LAD KILLED IN ACTION.

Official intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs William Ferguson, 19 Tait’s Lane Dundee, that their second son, Lance-Sergeant Frank Rose Ferguson, of the Black Watch, was killed in action on 23rd October.

Lance-Sergeant Ferguson, who was in his twentieth year, had been at the front for over twelve months. Prior to enlistment he was a blacksmith in the employment of Mr John Robertson, Balmullo.  A young man of fine physique, he proved himself a most capable soldier, and quickly gained promotion.  Lance-Sergeant Ferguson’s elder brother, George, who, before enlistment, was a member of the “Courier” reporting staff, has been on active service with the Royal Naval Division for a considerable time.

Dundee Courier 6th November 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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