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George William FERGUSON

Regimental number3062
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's (Catholic) College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMarine cadet
AddressObserver Hotel, George Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J A Ferguson, Observer Hotel George Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme), and in the Mercantile Cadets.
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCaterpillar Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 3), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Alexander and Victoria Elizabeth FERGUSON, 69 George Street, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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