44th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No. 838.

Died of wounds , 14 March 1917, Steenwerck, France.







Biographical Details

Born: abt. 1887 at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales.

Father: Roland FERNYHOUGH,

Mother: ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 28 January 1916 at Perth, WA.

Address at Enlistment: Norwood, Burwood, WA.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

6 June 1916 with 44th  Battalion, D Company at Fremantle, WA on Ship H.M.A.T. A29 "Suevic".

Cause of Death: Died of Wounds on

14 March 1917 while serving with 44th  Battalion at Steenwerck, France at the age of 30 years.

Burial place: Trois-Arbes Cemetery, France, Portion I, Row G, Grave No. 9.

Next of Kin:  Father, Roland Fernyhough, New Town, North Wales.

Religion: Methodist.



Commemorative Details

Panel 138, Australian War Memorial;

State War Memorial Cenotaph, King's Park, Perth, Western Australia.

Sarina War Memorial.

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