Douglas Abbott FERGUSON

Regimental number7305
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolThe Southport School, Southport, Queensland
AddressAbbotsford, Ennoggera, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Ferguson, Abbotsford, Ennoggera, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateDied as a result of accident 18 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 9), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James I. and Jean Abbott FERGUSON, Abbotsford, Enoggera, Brisbane. Native of Brisbane, Queensland.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [87] Lt Hector James Abbott FERGUSON MC & Bar, 1st Divisional Signal Company, killed in action, 21 October 1917; 7471 Sergeant Malcolm Abbott FERGUSON, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 December 1918; 35681 Gunner Norman Abbott FERGUSON, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal