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Ernest Christian Theodore EGGELING

Regimental number3053
Place of birthKoolgardie, Western Australia
SchoolDoryhurst, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressEsperance, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Henry Eggeling, Esperance, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 May 1917
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 242), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Christoph Theodore and Annie Margaret EGGELING, Esperance Bay, Western Australia

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