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Ferguson-DavieArthur FrancisLieutenantFERGUSON-DAVIE, ARTHUR FRANCIS, Lieutenant, was born 11 July 1867, third son of Sir William Augustus Ferguson-Davie, 3rd Baronet, and Frances Harriet, fifth daughter of Sir William Miles, 1st Baronet.  He was educated at Marlborough; entered the Army in 1888; Lieutenant ISC 12 October 1891; served with the Waziristan Delimitation Escort; was present at the action at Wana, 1894; with the Waziristan Expedition, 1894-95 (Medal with clasp); Chitral Relief Expedition, 1895 (Medal and clasp).  He served in the Tirah Campaign, 1897-98; was present at the capture of the Sampagha and Arhanga Passes; reconnaissance of the Saran Sar and action of 9 November 1897.  Operations in and around Dwatoi, and action of 24 November 1899.  Operations against the Khani Khel Chamkanis.  Operations in the Bara Valley 7 to 14 December 1897.  Operations in the Bazar Valley 25 to 30 December 1897.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 5 April 1898], received two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 20 May 1898]: "Arthur Francis Ferguson-Davie, Lieutenant, Indian Staff Corps.  In recognition of services during the recent operations on the North-West Frontier of India".  The Insignia were presented on the 29th August 1898, by the Officer Commanding at Kohat.  He was promoted to Captain 22 August 1899.  In 1901 and 1902 served on the North-West Frontier of India, in Waziristan; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 August 1902], and received a clasp.  In 1902 he took part in the operations against the Darwesh Khel Waziris.  He was promoted to Major 22 August 1906, and in the same year was created a CIE.  He served with the Bazar Valley Field Force in 1908 (Medal and clasp).  He was Staff Captain, India, 6 April 1908 to 27 December 1908; served in the Mohmand Field Force, taking part in the operations in the Bazar Valley as DAQMG 28 April 1908 to 16 May 1908; was DAAG, India, 28 December 1908 to 12 May 1911.  He served in the European War; became Lieutenant Colonel, Indian Army, 22 August 1914; held a special appointment (graded DAAG) from 13 October 1914.  He died of wounds in April 1916.  Lieutenant Colonel Ferguson-Davie married, in 1906, Eleanor Blanche Daphne, eldest daughter of C T Naylor, of Dean House, Kilmeston, Hants, an I they had two sons: William Antony and Arthur Patrick. 
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Indian Staff Corps
FergussennG2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northamptonshire Regiment
FergussonA1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
FergussonA TTrooperServed 16 Mar 00 to 16 May 00.
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Natal Volunteer Medical Corps
FergussonAlbert Ernest157PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 2nd Bushmen Contingent
FergussonBenjamin Tierney2132SergeantSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 3rd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Ho
FergussonBenjamin Tierney50TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 3rd Imperial Contingent
FergussonC4349Trooper33rd (E. Kent) Company
Source: DCM recipients
11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
FergussonCharlesCaptainFERGUSSON, CHARLES, Captain and Brevet Major, was born in Edinburgh 17 January 1865, eldest son of the 6th Baronet of Kilkerran, Ayrshire, and Edith (who died in 1871), daughter of the Marquis of Dalhousie (extinct).  He was educated at Eton and Sandhurst; became Lieutenant, Grenadier Guards, 7 November 1883; was Adjutant, Grenadier Guards, 11 April 1890 to 10 April 1894, and was promoted Captain 1 October 1895.  He was employed with the Egyptian Army from 23 January 1896 to 15 October 1903; served with the expedition to Dongola in 1896, during operations of 7 June and 19 September.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 3 November 1896], and received the Egyptian Medal with two clasps.  He served with the Nile Expedition in 1897; was present at the capture of Abu Hamed and subsequent occupation of Berber.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 25 January 1898], and received the Brevet of Major 17 December 1897, and two clasps to Egyptian Medal.  He took part in the Nile Expedition of 1898; was present at the Battle of the Atbara and Khartoum; defeat of Ahmed Fedil's Army (severely wounded).  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 24 May and 30 September 1898, and 5 May 1899]; received the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel 26 December 1898, and three clasps to Egyptian Medal, and was also created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 15 November 1898]: "Charles Fergusson, Captain and Brevet Major, Grenadier Guards.  In recognition of services in Egypt and the Sudan, including the Battles of Atbara and Khartoum".  He served with the Nile Expedition in 1899; took part in the first advance against the Khalifa; received clasp to Egyptian Medal and 3rd Class Medjidie; received Brevet of Colonel 29 December 1900.  He was promoted Major 23 November 1898; Lieutenant Colonel 8 November 1904.  He was Adjutant-General, Egyptian Army, 24 May 1901 to 15 October 1903; was created an MVO in 1906; commanded the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, from 1904 to 1907; promoted Colonel 1 October 1907; was Brigadier General, General Staff, Irish Command, from 1 October 1907 to 16 October 1908; created a CB in 1911; was Inspector of Infantry 1 April 1909 to 8 December 1912; commanded 5th Division, February 1913, and served with it in the European War from August 1914 to 18 October 1914.  He became Lieutenant General on 18 August 1914; commanded 9th Division, New Armies, British Expeditionary Force, 25 October 1914 to 30 December 1914; commanded 2nd Army Corps, British Expeditionary Force, 31 December 1914 to 24 May 1916; commanded 17th Army Corps, British Armies in France, from 25 May 1916 to 31 March 1919; was Military Governor of British Occupied German Territory from beginning of occupation until 15 August 1919.  He was seven times mentioned in Despatches, and created a KCB in 1915, and KCMG in 1918.  His foreign decorations were: France: Legion of Honour (Grand Officer) and Croix de Guerre avec Palme.  Belgium: Order of the Crown (Grand Officer) and Croix de Guerre.  Egypt: Medjideh, 2nd Class.  He had succeeded his father in 1907 as 7th Baronet of Kilkerran.  In 1901 he married Lady Alice Mary Boyle, second daughter of the 7th Earl of Glasgow and Dorothea, daughter of Sir Edward Hunter-Blair, 4th Baronet, and they had three sons living: James, born 18 September 1904; Simon Charles David, born 5 June 1907, and Bernard Edward, born 6 May 1911; and one daughter, Helen Dorothea.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Grenadier Guards
FergussonCharles Vernon2022PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 3rd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Ho
FergussonClaud4349S.QMSSource: QSA Medal Rolls33rd Company, 11th Btn, IY
FergussonDuncan27392PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls20th Company, 6th Btn, IY
FergussonE1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
FergussonErnest Stuart13186TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls52nd Company, 19th Btn, IY
FergussonFrederick William7478PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls36th Company, 9th Btn, IY
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