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Archibald Roy FERRIS

Regimental number123
Date of birth28 February 1894
Place of birthParkside, South Australia
SchoolUnley Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinHenry Ferris, Rose Street, Goodwood Park, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1594 Pte Clifford William John FERRIS, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

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