|Place of birth||Bunbury WA: POE Perth, Western Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Dowerin, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Father, William John Ecclestone, Boyanup, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 6 months in the Light Horse, South Africa (Boer War); discharged at war's end.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Macquarie on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle on board HT 'Port Macquarie', 13 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 12 December 1916, and marched in to 4th Training Bn, Codford. Admitted to Codford Isolation Hospital, 13 December 1916 (gonorrhoea); transferred to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 23 December 1916; discharged, 29 January 1917, and marched in to 4th Training Bn same day. Total period of treatment for venereal disease: 48 days.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 April 1917; admitted to hospital, Etaples, 15 April 1917 (venereal disease); marched in to 4th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 17 April 1917; total period of treatment: 3 days. Marched out to unit, 24 May 1917; taken on strength, 16th Bn, 25 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 27 September 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh); admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 28 September 1917; transferred to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 28 September 1917; to 11th General Hospital, Camiers, and thence to England, 1 October 1917. Admitted to Reading War Hospital, 2 October 1917 (wound, left thigh and arm); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 23 November 1917; discharged on furlough, 28 November 1917, to report to Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 12 December 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, while on furlough, 11 December 1917; discharged, 19 February 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 71 days. Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 20 February 1918. Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 2 March 1918; discharged, 15 March 1918, and marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 14 days.
Marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 19 April 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 May 1918; rejoined Bn, 23 May 1918.
On leave, 5 December 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 21 December 1918.
Detached to 4th Field Company Technical School, 9 January 1919; rejoined unit from detachment, 19 February 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 25 June 1919; discharged to duty, 8 July 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 14 days; disembarked Fremantle, 3 August 1919; discharged, Perth, 10 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal