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Hurtle Henry FERGUSSON

Regimental number6760
SchoolYork State School, Western Australia
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBoscabel via Kojonup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.2
Height5' 5.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexander Fergusson, Boscabel via Kojonup, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in School cadets.
Enlistment date3 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
FateKilled in Action 1 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.11
Place of burialHebuterne Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 1)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Alexander and Emma Louise FERGUSON, Boscabel, Kojonup, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as FERGUSON.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUSSON Hurtle Henry

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