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Conrad William Bertram FERBER

Regimental number2308
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway packer
AddressBeltana, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.9
Height5' 7"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Jane Ferber, Beltana, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 26 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2306
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 26 January 1919
Discharge date27 February 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2309 Corporal Francis Walter Thomas FERBER, 15th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 2 August 1919; 2310 Sergeant William Henry FERBER, 15th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board TH 'Demosthenes', 26 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 June 1963
Place of burialDerrick Gardens, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERBER Conrad William Bertram

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