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Ernest George ECKERSLEY

Regimental number2111
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address6 Eliza Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, William James Eckersley, Alexander Avenue, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Date of death17 July 1950
Place of burialGoondiwindi Cemetery

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