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Eric Lawson AITKEN

Regimental number6306
Place of birthPenshurst, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address39 Herbert Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Robert Aitken, Penshurst, Victoria
Previous military service23rd Battery, Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death15 February 1981

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