Napoleon Sylvester ECCLESTON

Regimental number2145
Place of birthDalgety New South Wales
SchoolSt. Stanislaus Catholic College, Bathurst, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCoonghoongbulla, Dalgety, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Napoleon Calistus Eccleston, Coonghoongbulla, Dalgety, New South Wales
Previous military service41st Infantry
Enlistment date12 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Napoleon Callistus and Theresa Catherine ECCLESTON, Dalgety Pot Office, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal