Fergusson, Albert

Lance Corporal 4547 Albert Fergusson. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Oppy on 29th April 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

  • Birth registered in the 1st quarter of 1889 inĀ  Romford, Essex
  • Occupation boot salesman per 1911 Census
  • Admitted in to the HAC on 25th October 1915
  • Lived in Barking
  • Height 5ft 7 inches
  • Transferred to the 1st Battalion on 25th March 1916
  • Left from Southampton on 29th March 1916
  • Arrived at Rouen on 30th March 1916
  • Treated at 1 Field Ambulance RND for a sprained right ankle on 5th August 1916
  • Rejoined battalion on 23rd August 1916
  • Appointed Lance Corporal (unpaid) on 11th march 1917
  • Posted as missing after fighting at Oppy on 29th April 1917
  • Later presumed dead
  • No known grave
  • Commemorated on Bay 1 of the Arras Memorial, France
  • Son of Henry (d. before 1919) and Sarah Fergusson of 13 Broadway, Barking
  • Brother of Elizabeth (b.c.1879), Louise Emily (b.c.1880), Amy (b.c.1882), Henry Joseph (b.c.1884) and Blanche (b.c.1887) and four other children who died before 1911

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