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Reginald Fergusson WARK

Regimental number4596
Date of birth20 March 1891
Place of birthMoar Street, Eastwood, South Australia
SchoolNorwood and Parkside Public Schools, South Australia; Parkside and Norwood Public Schools, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCivil servant
AddressMoar Street,Eastwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G Johnson Wark, Moar Street, Eastwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Unley Cadet Corps.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1918
Place of death or woundingMerris, France
Age at death27
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Johnson and Sarah WARK.
Other detailsWar service: Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt (engaged in training services); England (underwent a course in musketry and bombing); France (from 12 December 1916). Wounded, April 1918, by shrapnel; invalided to hospital; recovered and rejoined unit.

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