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Owen Byron FERGUSON

Regimental number2811
Place of birthForrest, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressForrest, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Herbert Norman Ferguson, Forrest, Circular Head, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 October 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 5 September 1918

24 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 May 1975
Age at death79
Place of burialMarsden Valley Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand

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