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Roy Bert FERGUSON

Regimental number55144
Date of birth4 April 1899
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4.75"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Ferguson, Swan Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date2 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSwan Hill, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 419 Pte Ernest Maltby FERGUSON, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 13 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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