|Place of birth||Queanbeyan, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||St Mary's, via Penrith, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs L Mallard, Saddington Street, St Mary's, via Penrith, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected on account of insufficient chest measurement).|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/36/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Company|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||
Cecil Mallard was the ex-nuptial son of Sarah Jane MALLARD, and was raised by his maternal grandmother, Lucy MALLARD, whom he was led to believe was his true mother. This was confirmed by Sarah Jane Mallard LILLINGSTON after the war who renounced any claim to his medals and asked that they be given to Lucy MALLARD.
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Perth Cemetery (China Wall), (Garter Point Cemetery Memorial No. 29) Zillebeke, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Son of Mrs Lucy MALLARD, Saddington Street, St. Mary's, New South Wales|
War service: Western Front
Embarked at Sydney, 5 October 1915; reported for duty and joined the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 8 January 1916.
Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.
Wounded in action (gun shot wound, right shoulder), 14 November 191; transferred to England, 19 November 1916, and admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 21 November 1916. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 5 March 1917; marched in to No. 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 26 March 1917. Proceeded overseas to France and taken on strength, 5th Machine Gun Company, 23 May 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917. Buried in Garter Point Cemetery, which was later destroyed by enemy shell fire.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalAfter the war a Special Collective Memorial Cross was erected in the Perth China Wall Cemetery, Zillebeke, upon which which was engraved the details of those soldiers whose original graves in the general area had subsequently been destroyed and lost, the Cross bearing the inscription: 'To the memory of these 19 soldiers of the British Empire, killed in action 1917-18 and buried at the time in Garter Point Cemetery which was destroyed by the enemy. Their glory shall not be blotted out.'