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Edward Conway ECKFORD

Regimental number33628
Place of birthSurry Hills New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDealer
Address103 Alice Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Eckford, 103 Alice Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919

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