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Cecil George ECCLESTON

Regimental number2597
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
AddressSouth Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Eccleston, South Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919

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