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William Garnet Oakleshaw EGGINGTON

Regimental number1679
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMusician
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Eggington, 1310 Main Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollNIG
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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