The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Ferguson
First Name:
Reginald Paul
Nick Name:
Reg
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7999
Company:
'D'Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
DOB:
8.03.1913
Place of Birth:
Toodyay, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Robert Lewis Ferguson
Mothers's Name:
Ada May Ferguson
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 32.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
'B' Force Borneo
POW#:
692
Cause of Death:
Acute Intestinalitis
Place of Death:
Ranau No1 Camp
Date of Death:
23.03.1945
Buried:
Ranau

General Description

 

Reg Ferguson married in Northam 1937 to Ivy Lawler.

Ferguson Family

Ivy & Reg Ferguson with daughters Daphne & Pauline with ‘Gunner’

This soldier was shell shocked at Ulu Pandan and evacuated on 12/2/1942.

The old Toodyay Gaol, at one time  home to the Dorrizi family and today is the Toodyay Museum has one of  the former gaol cells dedicated to 3 Dorrizi boys and  Reginald Paul Ferguson, recording the history of their local ‘sons’ none of whom returned to their beloved Australia, their homes and families in Toodyay.

Ferguson West Australian 8 October 1946

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Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Ranau - Borneo
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