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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Ferguson, Andrew Angove (3985)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 18 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 12 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3985            view online service record

67 Elgin Street
Carlton, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs E Ferguson (mother)
28 Pelham Place
Carlton, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 23 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Ceramic A40
Port: Adelaide, SA
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 12th Reinforcements

KIA: Friday, 28 July 1916
Place: France

Private, 8 Infantry, killed in action 28 July, 1916, France, aged 19, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France.

Parents: William and Mrs Elizabeth Ann FERGUSON, born Port Melbourne. Ferguson enlisted in Adelaide as an 18-year-old ironworker with his mother in Carlton as next of kin, later adjusted to his father. Several addresses in Carlton were later recorded, but no relatives could be traced in 1923 and the servicemen’s medals remained unclaimed. No known grave, no circular returned.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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