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William FERGUSON

Regimental number2769
Place of birthMaitland, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressParilla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 9.5"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Sarah Marriett, Parilla, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Discharge date3 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: trench feet), Adelaide, 3 April 1919.

War service: 3 years 314 days (of which 3 years 117 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUSON William

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