Service No: PLY/17859
Date of Death: 31/05/1916
Theatre of Death: RMLI HMS ‘Queen Mary’
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry (HMS ‘Queen Mary’)
Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial
Additional information: Son of John and S.C. Ferguson of 157 Farme Loan Road, Rutherglen.
Rutherglen Lore information: Son of John Ferguson, 157 Farme Loan Road, Rutherglen.
British Army and Navy BMD Records information: Date and place of birth 16/01/1897 in Rutherglen; mother Sarah Clifford Ferguson, 157 Farmloan Road, Rutherglen.
1901 census information:
Address: Lloyd Street, Rutherglen.
Father: John (47) check wright at coal pit, born about 1854 in Govan.
Mother: Sarah (45) born about 1856 in Rutherglen.
Brother: William (23) coal miner, born about 1878 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Sarah (21) steam loom weaver, born about 1880 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Susan (17) steam loom weaver, born about 1884 in Rutherglen.
Brother: George (15) colliery labourer, born about 1886 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Jane (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Self: John (4) born about 1897 in Rutherglen.