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Herbert Ferguson DARLING

Date of birth4 April 1879
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Brentwood', Beaconsfield, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kathleen Darling, 140 First Avenue, Durban, Natal
Previous military serviceReserve of Officers
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 28th Battalion
Promotion date: 15 December 1916

FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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