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Thomas ECKERSLEY

Regimental number3806
Place of birthLancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address15 Smith Street, Southwark, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Eckersley, 15 Smith Street, Southwark, South Australia
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 October 1965
Age at death86
Place of burialArdrossan Cemetery, South Australia

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