John Hay Ferguson LIPSCOMBE

LIPSCOMBE, John Hay Ferguson

Service Numbers: 3022A, N161868
Enlisted: 14 October 1914, 6 years cadets, 1 year Royal Military College
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 12 November 1895
Home Town: Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Surveyor
Memorials: Hobart Roll of Honour, Lower Sandy Bay Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

14 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3022A, Divisional Ammunition Column, 6 years cadets, 1 year Royal Military College
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Gunner, SN 3022A, Divisional Ammunition Column
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Gunner, SN 3022A, Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Geelong, Melbourne
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3022A, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW to head, severe, Invalided to Australia
11 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , On Gallipoli
1 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery Brigades
9 Nov 1917: Involvement Field Artillery Brigades
9 Nov 1917: Embarked Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
14 Jun 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 4th Division Artillery
11 May 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, 6th MD (wounding)

World War 2 Service

2 Oct 1943: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Major, SN N161868

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