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Percy Augustus M. ECKERSLEY

Date of birth17 December 1866
Other NamesECKERSLEY, Percy Augustus Moreton
ReligionMethodist
OccupationChief Clerk, Railway Engineering Branch
AddressNoble Street, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation48
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Margaret McIlroy Eckersley, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
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Unit: 31st Battalion
Promotion date: 7 October 1915

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Date of death31 January 1929

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