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Regimental number7170
Place of birthMosman New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastoral pursuits
Addressc/o Mrs M J Bligh, 'Tanga', Stanton Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Hermann Otto Ekensteen, c/o Mrs M J Bligh, 'Tanga', Stanton Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: Field Artillery Reinforcements
Promotion date: 3 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [7171] Lt Clive Frederick Keith EKENSTEEN MC, 2nd Division Artillery, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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