|Place of birth||Bridgewater, Somerset, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Dunnwear, Bridgewater, Somerset, England|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, John Fursland, Dunnwear, Bridgewater, Somerset, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide on board HMAT 'Geelong', 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.
Found guilty, Moascar, 21 December 1915, of overstaying leave from 1700 hours, until 2015 hours, 20 December 1915: awarded forfeiture of 2 days' pay.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Reported as Prisoner of War in Germany, 13 August 1916.
Place of detention is reported as move from Munster I to Munster III, 25 October 1916.
Now repatriated to England, 4 December 1918.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 January 1919.
Found guilty, 27 February 1919, of being absent without leave from 0900 hours, until 0530 hours, 26 February 1919: awarded 6 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 12 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HMAT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919.
Admitted to ship's hospital, 21 March 1919 (acute pharyngitis); discharged to duty, 27 March 1919.
Disembarked Australia, 25 April 1919; discharged Adelaide, 18 June 1919.
Total war service: 3 years 334 days (of which 3 years 159 days were abroad).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FURSLAND Frederick|