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George EKLUND

Regimental number2722
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressMacalister, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Eklund, Macalister, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 October 1968

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