Ferguson, Alan


He was the elder son of George Ferguson and Mary Fanny Ferguson, of Dunwood Manor, Romsey, and brother of Ronald Ferguson (G 1911-1916). He came to Culverlea (Sergeant’s) from Mr. Browne’s school at Eastbourne and played in Commoner VI in 1913, and the same year won Senior Steeplechase. He was a keen naturalist and served on the Committee of Natural History Society, before which he read several papers.

He was gazetted to the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, in the formation and training of which they played a considerable part. He was killed at Fricourt on the Somme in July 1916.

War: World War 1

  • Surname: Ferguson
  • Forenames or initials: Alan
  • House: G
  • Years in School: 1910-1914
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment
  • Date of Birth: 3rd February 1896
  • Date of Death: 4th July 1916
  • How Died: Killed in action
  • Location in War Cloister: Outer F5
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: MERICOURT-L'ABBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION: Grave II.B.13