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Edward James FERGUSON

Regimental number2670
Place of birthToodyay Western Australia
SchoolCoondle State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCoondle, Toodyay, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachael Ferguson, Coondle, Toodyay, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27.6
Place of burialBronfay Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 52), Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Rachel FERGUSON, Toodyay, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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