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Eric Hastings McILWAIN

Regimental number3878
Date of birth1898
Place of birthEungai Rail, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressEungai Creek, Macleay River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R M McIlwain, Eungai Creek, Macleay River, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)8th Australian Motor Transport Section
Other detailsLived in Fiji since the early 1920's
Date of death1962

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