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Frederick Alfred FERRIS

Regimental number3138
Place of birthRoma, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSpringrove via Roma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.6
Height5' 11"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Louisa Ferris, Rockton, Surat via Roma, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Discharge date2 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Olive Irene TAVENER, spinster, aged 26, St John's Church, Bradford, 19 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia (with wife) on board HT 'Orvieto, 1 November 1919; disembarked Brisbane, 19 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 2 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERRIS Frederick Alfred

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