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Cecil Walter EGGLETON

Regimental number3303
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingServed in the school cadets
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber lumper
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Eggleton, 80 Enmore Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Martin and Elizabeth Ann EGGLETON, 92 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Newtown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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