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John Frederick FERRY

Regimental number64274
Date of birth22 February 1899
Place of birthMount Barker, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Seth Ferry
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1918
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, Western Australia (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board SS Port Darwin on 19 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 13 July 1919
Age at death from cemetery records21.3
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row P, Grave No. 43), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Seth and Maggie FERRY, Mount Barker, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3653 Pte Leonard Albany FERRY, 44th Bn, killed in action, 29 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Died of cerebral malaria.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERRY John Frederick

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