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David Cecil EIG

Regimental number3356
Place of birthGoodwooga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKooringa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Frederick Eig, Barringun, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1829 Pte Frederick Charles EIG, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 2 July 1917; 6661 Pte John EIG, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 September 1919; 2357 Pte Leslie Joseph EIG, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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