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William ECKARD

Regimental number13677
Place of birthKimberley, South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationProfessional skater
AddressSouth Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Eckard, 'Myola', Merivale Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Johannah ECKARD. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 July 1940
Age at death55
Place of burialMt. Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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