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Robert Ray FERGUS

Regimental number34615
Place of birthMentone, Victoria
AddressGloucester Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine M Fergus, 5 Winslow Street, Milson's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death6 August 1920
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGeelong (Eastern) Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Cap Verde', 5 January 1920; disembarked Sydney, 26 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERGUS Robert Ray

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