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Arthur William ECKLEY

Regimental number6005
Place of birthNelligen New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o George Eckley, Clyde Farm, Narrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G P Eckley, Nelligen, Clyde River, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 November 1945
Age at death51
Place of burialLeeton Cemetery, New South Wales

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