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Daryl Gardner BLANNIN FERGUSON

Regimental number688
SchoolSandringham and Brighton State Schools, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMajors Hill, Mt Martha, via Mornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs K B Ferguson, Majors Hill, Mt Martha, via Mornington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 527 Lance Corporal Acland Roy BLANNIN FERGUSON, 4th Bn, discharged, 7 January 1916; 687 Pte Lance Sisca BLANNIN FERGUSON, 7th Bn, killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 26 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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