Delbert Hull Ferguson

Submitted by: Renelda Sather {Granddaughter}

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Delbert Hull Ferguson born around 1893, Delbert Ferguson served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1918 and the service was completed in 1919.

Story of Service

 

Registered for service in Litchfield, MN on June 5, 1917. He served from July 26, 1918 to July 5, 1919.

We know he was in France in the trenches and suffered lung damage from mustard gas. He never talked about his service other than that he did what he had to do to stay alive. He had a 100% disability from the VA and died at the Minneapolis VA hospital on June 6, 1967.

After returning from the war he married and had two children, one son Gordon who served in WWII, and one daughter, my mother Frances Ferguson Hess. He is buried at Ft. Snelling cemetery in Minneapolis.