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William Henry ECCLES

Regimental number4777
Place of birthAnglesea England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address48 Parsons Street, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Eccles, 48 Parsons Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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