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Harold ECKHARDT

Regimental number2362
Place of birthDonald, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLinesman
AddressSchutt Street, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Eckhardt, Schutt Street, Newport, Victoria
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Not awarded)


Very good work at Guedecourt while in charge of Lewis machine gun team. A most useful Non-commissioned Officer.
Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918

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