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Robert William FERGUSON

Regimental number6774
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationImporter
AddressToorak, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 7"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M I Ferguson, Swaine Avenue, Toorak, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember of Permanent Artillery, Brisbane, Qld.
Enlistment date2 February 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne for Adelaide, 29 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 16 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1924
Age at death39
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (6 West 9), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUSON Robert William

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