Frederick Eckersley BODDINGTON

46th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Captain, Regimental No. 254.

Killed in Action, 11 April 1917, Bullecourt, France.

Biographical Details  

Born: 5 February 1888 at Maryborough, QLD, Australia.

Father: Frederick William BODDINGTON,

Mother: Emily Australia Indiana Jane ECKERSLEY.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Architect and Chartered Accountant.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 17 August 17 1914 at Helena Vale, WA.

Address at Enlistment: Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

2 November 1914 with 11th  Battalion, Signallers at Fremantle, WA on Ship H.M.A.T. A11 "Ascanius".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 11 April 1917 while serving with 46th  Battalion at Bullecourt, France at the age of 29 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  F.W. Boddington, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 141,  Australian War Memorial;

Australian National Memorial, Villers-Brettoneux, France;

Mackay Cenotaph;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

Boddington Street, Mackay.


Other Sources/Acknowledgements:

North Queensland Register, 20 July 1917.



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