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Eric Ercildoune WILTON

Regimental number5258
Place of birthLucknow India
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressQueens Street, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr H Wilton, McLallnon Street, Ararat, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Ercildoune spelt Ercildone
Date of death18 April 1955
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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