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William Tyler CROKER

Regimental number2441
Place of birthRotorua, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMortdale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26.3
Height5' 8"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Otga Helnea Croker, Macquarie Street, Mortdale, Illawarra Line, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Discharge date24 May 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 618 Pte Frank Gustaf CARLSSON, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 26 September 1917; disembarked, Melbourne, 21 November 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: goitre), 24 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROKER William Tyler

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