William S. Ferguson, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 29
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of James Wilson Ferguson and of Betsy Duncan Ferguson (nee Skene), Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 3061632
Rank Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron A Squadron
Unit / Group No.1 Wing
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Glider Pilot Regiment
Death information
Died when 31-3-1945
Died where Germany
Spot POW Camp
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Durnbach, War Cemetery, Germany
Grave number 3-D-23
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Together with Staff Sergeant \\'Teddy\\' Edwards, Sergeant Ferguson flew in Horsa glider \\'Chalk Number 5002\\', carrying six troops of No.6080 Light Warning Unit (RAF Radar). The glider landed correctly on LZ \\'X\\' but came under machine gun fire and Sgt Ferguson was wounded and became a POW. Was in Stalag XIB, then in 1CB. He died on 31-3-1945 during the march for evacuation of POW camps, being ill of dysentery and malnutrition.

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William S. Ferguson, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 29
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of James Wilson Ferguson and of Betsy Duncan Ferguson (nee Skene), Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 3061632
Rank Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron A Squadron
Unit / Group No.1 Wing
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Glider Pilot Regiment
Death information
Died when 31-3-1945
Died where Germany
Spot POW Camp
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Durnbach, War Cemetery, Germany
Grave number 3-D-23
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Together with Staff Sergeant \\'Teddy\\' Edwards, Sergeant Ferguson flew in Horsa glider \\'Chalk Number 5002\\', carrying six troops of No.6080 Light Warning Unit (RAF Radar). The glider landed correctly on LZ \\'X\\' but came under machine gun fire and Sgt Ferguson was wounded and became a POW. Was in Stalag XIB, then in 1CB. He died on 31-3-1945 during the march for evacuation of POW camps, being ill of dysentery and malnutrition.

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