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William Howard FERGUSON

Regimental number236
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEdeowie Station via Quorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.5
Height5' 7.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinSister, Hilda Ferguson, c/o H Royal, Broadview, Caltowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Discharge date1 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 1 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 August 1966
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUSON William Howard

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