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Joseph Harold ECKFORD

Regimental number5139
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address53 Cleveland Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Eckford, 53 Cleveland Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2555 Pte Percy William ECKFORD, 38th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.

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