Ferguson, Samuel Cranswick

Regimental Number: 911217
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Branch: 196th Battalion; London Regiment (Post Office Rifles)

Samuel was born in Edmonton, Alberta on September 23, 1891. He filed on a homestead at 35-71-2-W6, though at the time of his enlistment in February of 1916 he listed his present address as Edmonton. His brother William also served during World War I. Samuel completed officer’s training and transferred to the British army around the beginning of 1918. He died on September 8, 1918, possibly during the Second Battle of the Somme.

Sources: homestead records