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John Harley FERGUSON

Regimental number795
Place of birthGawler South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGarlina, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Ferguson, Garlina, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 2 Pnr Btn
Promotion date: 5 November 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 3 October 1916

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 25 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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