Fergusson, Adam Tower: Lieutenant (Military Cross)

Digitized Service Record

Source: June 1918 War Diary. TOS June 11.


Military Cross

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an attack he took his platoon forward through two very heavy barrages with few casualties. The prompt arrival of these reinforcements resulted in the attack being successful. Later, by establishing a report centre and getting in touch with the flank companies, he kept his company commander and battalion headquarters correctly informed of the situation. He set a fine example for his men.

London Gazette. No. 31119. Page 655. January 11,1919.

Biography from Torontonensis, 1909.


“The deepest rivers flow with least sound.”

Born in Fergus, Ont. ; lived in Toronto since 1900 ; spent five years
in the public school and later at St. Andrew’s College, taking an
active interest in sports; matriculated in 1905, and entered the Faculty
of Applied Science; member of Third Rugby Team 1907 and Class
Team of 1907; fraternity, Kappa Alpha Society.

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