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Victor George FERGUSON

Regimental number1664
Place of birthGraytown, Victoria
SchoolGraytown, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGraytown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Ferguson, Graytown, Victoria
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death22
Place of burialOostduinkerke Wood Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 16), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ellen FERGUSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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