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Albert Ambrose ECCLESTON

Regimental number323
Place of birthCermot New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
AddressCrookwell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, William Eccleston, Crookwell, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 December 1916
Place of burialTrois-Abres Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1657 Pte David ECCLESTON, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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