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Kenneth Scott Ferguson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Kenneth Scott Ferguson

April 2, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







12th Manitoba Dragoons, R.C.A.C.


18th Armd. Car Regt.


1939-45 Star, France-Germany Star, War Medal 1939-45, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and clasp.

Additional Information


August 6, 1925
Lanark, Ontario

Son of David Elmer Ferguson and Anna Beatrice (née Wright) Ferguson, of Lanark, Ontario. Brother of Earl, Russell, Cecil, Harry, Donald, Edna, Iva, Inez and Eunice.

Commemorated on Page 514 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

XVII. G. 3.


Groesbeek is located 10 km south east of the town of Nijmegen and close to the German frontier. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is 3 km north of the village and 1500 metres east of the main road to Nijmegen. On leaving the A73 motorway at the junction Overasselt Mook Groesbeek follow directions to Mook. Follow direction signs towards Mook War cemetery. After passing Mook War cemetery continue to the village of Groesbeek to a set of traffic lights. Turn left at the lights onto Dorpstraat passing through Groesbeek. The road name then changes to Molenweg. A Commonwealth War Graves Commission direction sign indicates the right hand turning from Molenweg onto the Zeven Heuvelenweg. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is located on the right hand side, about 1 km after entering this road. On the Memorial in the Canadian War Cemetery at Groesbeek are inscribed the following words:
Pro amicis mortui amicis vivimus, We live in the hearts of friends for whom we died.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Kenneth Scott Ferguson– A railroad bridge in the city of Zevenaar, Holland is being rebuilt and going to be named Ferguson Bridge.  The dedication will be in April 2, 2004 on the anniversary of the death of Lance Corporal Ferguson.  Members of the family are planning to be there for the ceremony.
  • Monument– Bridge in Zevenaar, Netherlands named after Canadian soldier who died at this crossing April 2, 1945.
  • Photo of Kenneth Scott Ferguson– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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