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MacDonald James FERGUSON

Regimental number1873
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressHigh Street off Gladstone Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 6.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anna Ferguson, 6 Anderson Lane, Loch Dundee, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Anna FERGUSON
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 13 February 1917; disembarked Melbourne 1- April 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 2 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1938
Age at death52
Place of burialMount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUSON MacDonald James

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