Private Eric George Kingston

Service number 3443
Birth Date 1900-08-27
Birth Place Australia: Western Australia, Toodyay
Death Date 1918-03-28
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 44th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Eric George Kingston (3443, 44th Battalion) was born in Toodyay, WA on 27 August 1900. He was working as a labourer when he enlisted in April 1917. Eric was killed in action on 28 March 1918 near Morlancourt during the German Spring Offensive. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France. He was 17 years 7 months of age at the time of his death.



Date of birth 27 August 1900
Date of enlistment 16 April 1917
Date of embarkation 29 June 1917
Date of fate 23 March 1918
Date of death 28 March 1918