Thirsk History

Entrance to Thirsk

Captain F.E. FERGUSON, MC - 3rd Guides Infantry - killed in action at Ahnai Tangi, India 14th January 1920 during the MOHMAND EXPEDITION. Son of Dr. Alfred Cornwall Ferguson, M.D., and Elizabeth Ferguson, of Boscombe, Bournemouth, Hants.
The service took place on 28th May 1921 at 2.45pm. The dedication of the Chiming memorial clock and Tablets was by Canon F. L. Perkins. The tablet to the memory of Captain Ferguson was unveiled by Major R. L. Bower, C.M.G., C.B.E. and the tablet to the men of Thirsk by Brigadier-General H. L. Alexander, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.
Memorial at St. Mary, Thirsk, North Yorkshire - "In memory of Capt. F.E. Ferguson, MC 3rd Battalion Guides Inf. I.A. who served for over three years with the West Yorkshire Regiment on the Western Front during the Great War, and fell in action on North West Frontier in India on 6th Oct. 1919 aged 25 years."