Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Canada) (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth:
10/08/1944 (Killed in Action)
Robert James Ferguson was the eldest son of Robert and Margaret Ferguson. He was born on 1st May 1922 in Donemana, near Strabane. Robert was the oldest of six children, four boys and two girls. Robert was brought up in Killycurragh, outside Cookstown. When he was six years old the family emigrated to Canada. Prior to enlistment, Bertie Ferguson was employed with the Dunlop Rubber Company. Lance Corporal Robert James Ferguson was serving with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's), R.C.I.C., when he was killed on 10th August 1944.
This cemetery lies on the west side of the main road from Caen to Falaise (route N158) about 14 kilometres south of Caen and just north of the village of Cintheaux. The village of Bretteville lies 3 kilometres south-west of the cemetery.