|Place of birth||Balmain, New South Wales|
|School||Gladstone Park Public School, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Address||23 Palmer Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Eliza Fergusson, 23 Palmer Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 29th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Balmain, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||53rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/70/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||53rd Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Bullecourt, France|
|Age at death||21.7|
|Place of burial||Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 14), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Eliza FERGUSSON, 23 Palmer Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Family/military connections||Cousin: 4488 Lance Corporal Arthur Ernest FERGUSSON MM, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 23 August 1918.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 23 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 November 1916; taken on strength, 53rd Bn, in the field, 24 November 1916.
Found guilty, 5 January 1917, of disobedience of orders: awarded 3 days confined to barracks.
Wounded in action, 26 September 1917 (gun shot wound, left wrist), admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, and then to Ambulance Train; transferred to and admitted to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 27 September 1917; to England, 28 September 1917, and admitted same day to 2nd Military Hospital, Canterbury; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 October 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 October 1917.
Marched out to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 27 October 1917; to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 25 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 February 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 20 February 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 17 April 1918 (gas), admitted to 55th Field Ambulance, transferred same day to 41st Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train, 18 April 1918, and admitted to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 19 April 1918; transferred to England, 27 April 1918, and admitted to Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, 28 April 1918. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 27 May 1918; discharged to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 27 May 1918; marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 5 August 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 August 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 6 September 1918.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 1 September 1918.
Wounded in action (third occasion), 30 September 1918 (shrapnel wound, penetrating abdomen), admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 41st Casualty Clearing Station.
Died of wounds, 2 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as FERGUSON.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FERGUSSON Albert|