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Private Fergus H. E. Mackain

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1886-03-28
Place of birth: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Next of kin: Wife Louise in New York
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): Artist / Illustrator
Occupation (normalized): Sculptor, Painter, Photographer or Related Creative Artist, Specialisation Unknown
Address: Staying in England with relatives
Date of death: 1924-07-03

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 4299
Rank detail
  1. Private, 23rd Battalion (First Sportsman's) Royal Fusiliers, British Infantry (British Army). 1916-05-01 ?.

    Note: The start date has been estimated. Prior to being transferred to 23RF, Fergus Mackain had enlisted with the 30th (Reserve) Batalion, Royal Fusiliers.

  2. Private, Army Service Corps, Army Service Corps (British Army). 1917-07-01 to 1918-12-30.

    Note: The start date has been estimated.

  3. Private, 30th (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (British Army). 1915-11-02 to 1916-05-01
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Battle wounded/killed: Wounded at the Battle of Delville Wood

Images

Mackain - Artwork
Mackain - Artwork
Mackain - Artwork
Mackain - Artwork

RESEARCH INFORMATION

Uploader's Notes: He worked his way to England at the start of the war, where he joined the British Army.Birth also listed as March 29 1887 (incorrectly)Produced an illustrated letter and many sets of postcards for soldiers, much of which was published.Death Place: Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina (Oteen Veterans Hospital)Website: http://fmsketches.blogspot.com
Uploader's Research notes: He worked his way to England at the start of the war, where he joined the British Army.Birth also listed as March 29 1887 (incorrectly)Produced an illustrated letter and many sets of postcards for soldiers, much of which was published.Death Place: Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina (Oteen Veterans Hospital)Website: http://fmsketches.blogspot.com

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2012-03-30
Last modified: 2014-03-15