Veterans' Memorial Project

Allan Harvey Ferguson Jr.

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1942

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 03/30/1924

Date of Death: 04/25/1945

Affiliations: Alpha Tau Omega

Lt. Ferguson was a B-17 pilot, and was shot down on a mission from England to Pilsen, Czechoslovakia. He served with the 398th Bombing Squadron of the 8th Air Force, based in England. His plan was named “Godfathers Inc.” He was a veteran of 26 missions and wore the Air Medal with 3 clusters. Lt. Ferguson was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously. He attended the University for one semester.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, February, 1946, and University and public records

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