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Ernest Richard FERGUSON

Regimental number1708
Place of birthBuangor Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBuangor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr Daniel Ferguson, Buangor, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6019 Corporal Arthur George FERGUSON, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919; 6020 Pte James FERGUSON, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 November 1966
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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