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Name: ECKSTEIN, Ludwig Alfred (Lieut.)

Nee: bro of Hermann Frederik Eckstein, son of Carl Heinrich Eckstein of Compton House, Compton Bassett, Calne, Wilts

Birth Date: 1893 Paddington

Death Date: 23.11.1916 of wounds at battle of Kibata Fort, Tanganyika

First Date: 1912

Last Date: 1916

Profession: Farmer

Book Reference: Gazette, CWGC, Eton, Medals

War Service: Lieut. 1st/2nd KAR

School: Eton 1906-11 and Royal Agricultural College Cirencester

General Information:

Gazette - 4/11/1914 - Appt. - Ordnance Department - To be Lieutenant (without pay) - L.A. Eckstein
Gazette - 11/8/1915 - Appt. - Ordnance Department - Resignation - Lieut Ludwig Alfred Eckstein, to date 22nd January 1915.
CWGC - Died 23/11/1916, buried at Dar es Salaam War Cemetery
Eton (1909) - Died Nov 24 1916 of wounds received in action at Kibata Fort.
Medals - East African Ordnance Department - Lieutenant Barnes - Muthaiga Club War Memorial - 23 Nov 1916, Lieut. KAR, Dar es Salaam War Cemetery
Gazette 24/1/1917 - Probate and Administration in respect of the estate of Ludwig Alfred Eckstein, late of Nairobi, who died near Kilwa, GEA on 23/11/1916. Applied for by Captain Arthur Braithwaite (one of the executors) of Nairobi.
Facebook 2016 - James Dempsey - Herman was the son of the first Rand Lord of the same name. His brother Ludvig came out to Kenya in 1912...started buying up tracts of land...and then was tragically slain in GEA in 1917 leaving his farms to Herman who came out in 1919.

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