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Ferguson, Frank Willard (Second-Lieutenant)

Killed in Action 1918-September-03

Birth Date: unkown date (age 24)

Born: Joliette, Pembina County, North Dakota

Robert Ferguson & Mary Jane Fisher

unmarried

Home: Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Service
RAF
Unit
87 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Maximus Me Metuit (The most powerful fear me)
Base
France
Rank
Second-Lieutenant
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Pilot
Service Numbers
2181342, CEF
Shot down by German Michael Hutterer.Casualty Card indicates he was shot down on 11 Sep 18. Confirm. *S.L.* Date of death confirmed as 1918-09-03. 1918-09-03: Ferguson was missing on an operational patrol; last seen over Epinay going down under control, missing, presumed dead. His body was recovered for burial.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Find-A-Grave.com Find-A-Grave.com

Burial
Google Map Arras Road Cemetery, France
Plot II Row A Grave 14

Sopwith Dolphin

Source Kestrel Publications

The Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin was a British fighter aircraft manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company. It was used by the Royal Flying Corps and its successor, the Royal Air Force, during the First World War. The Dolphin entered service on the Western Front in early 1918 and proved to be a formidable fighter. The aircraft was not retained in the postwar inventory and was retired shortly after the war.

No. 1 (Fighter) Squadron, which operated Dolphins along with S.E.5as, Sopwith Snipes, and captured Fokker D.VIIs, was disbanded on 28 January 1920. Although retired from Canadian Air Force service, a small number of Dolphins were sent back to Canada. Wikipedia

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General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

Kestrek Publications CAF Sopwith Dolphin Serials - Kestrel Publications

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Dolphin 5F.1 C4163



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