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Douglas ECKFORD

Regimental number773
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
AddressMusgrave Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E Eckford, c/o Si Valentine, 8 Young Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 March 1965
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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