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Wilfred Rowe EGLINTON

Regimental number2023
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressForest Range, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Eglinton, Forest Range, South Australia
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll70th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3104 Lance Corporal Clarence Roy EGLINTON, 27th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917; 2106 Pte Lawrence EGLINTON, 50th Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917; 1672 Pte Thomas William EGLINTON, 50th Bn, killed in action, 9 May 1918; 2105 Pte John CHarles EGLINTON, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 24 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 April 1970

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