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Malcolm Abbott FERGUSON

Regimental number7471
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
OccupationWool classer
AddressAbbotsford, Enoggera, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Ferguson, Abbotsford, Enoggera, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
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 RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [7305] 2nd Lt Douglas Abbott FERGUSON, Australian Flying Corps, died as a result of accident, 18 August 1918; [87] Lt Hector James Abbott FERGUSON MC & Bar, killed in action, 21 October 1917; 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
Date of death16 September 1967
Place of burialEastern Suburbs Memorial Park Cemetery

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