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Thomas Alexander FERGUSON

Date of birth8 May 1877
Place of birthAshfield, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationInsurance inspector
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Geraldine Mary Ferguson, Gayshaw, Lindsay Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion


Unit: 41st Battalion
Promotion date: 1 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Brevet Major

Recommendation date: "Citation refers March - September 1918"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine FERGUSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged Brisbane, 20 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death13 November 1921
Age at death41
Place of burialGrafton Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUSON Thomas Alexander

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