John George ECKERT

Regimental number5357
Place of birthBelvidere, South Australia
SchoolBelvidere State School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBelvidere, Strathalbyn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J A Eckert, Belvidere, Strathalbyn, South Australia
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 21), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Strathalbyn Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: John Anthony and Martha Lydia ECKERT, Belvidere, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal