FERGUSON, William John

Known as: 
Fergie
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
12 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
7903097
P.O.W. number: 
18770
Born: 
Monday, September 17, 1917
Birthplace: 
County Tyrone Northern Ireland

Corporal William Ferguson was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to have been wounded and taken prisoner of war. He had embarked on board HMS Campbeltown for the raid.

Sources
Casualty Lists  / National Archives files WO417/41 and WO417/45.
Prisoners of War  / National Archives file WO392/11.

German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/119/172 and 174 (Stalag 133).
St Nazaire Society 75th anniversary newsletter/booklet.


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