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Ernest Preston ECCLESTONE

Regimental number29598
Place of birthBoyanup WA: POE Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist and labourer
AddressBoyanup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W J Ecclestone, Boyanup, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death12 December 1969

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