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Ferguson, William Stewart, Vancouver, British Columbia. Military Service: Lieutenant, Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Murdered by SS troopers and military police on 8 June 1944 in a field just north of the Caen-Fontenay road at the order of SS Lieutenant Colonel Wilhelm Mohnke, Commander, 26th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”. See PRU, File 06-10340 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.
Additional Biographical Information:
Lt. William Ferguson was a son of Anne W. Pullen and was married to Masala Margaret Ferguson, both of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Date of Death: 8 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, France. Grave Reference: XIII.D.8.