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Morton Colledge FERGUSON

Regimental number2086
Place of birthCreekton, near Cressy, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Tamar Ferguson, Golconda, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2086A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah FERGUSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 19 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 30 August 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death13 June 1934
Age at death43
Place of burialLilydale Cemetery, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUSON Morton Colledge

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