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Regimental number253
Place of birthYass, New South Wales
SchoolYass District School, Yass, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMiss Ruby Eager, Minting Orchard, Yass, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 June 1915
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGibraltar (North Front) Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3021), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and the late Eliza EAGER
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3491 Lance Corporal Walter Francis EAGER, 18th Bn, killed in action, 27 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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