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James Abram FERRIER

Regimental number5096
Place of birthLoch Victoria
SchoolLoch, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLoch, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr D Ferrier, Loch, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row D, Grave No. 18), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Marion FERRIER. Native of Loch, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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