|Place of birth||Clare, South Australia|
|Occupation||National Bank officer|
|Address||Wickepin, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, James Keith McCrackan, Wickepin, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||51st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Fremantle,17 January 1916; allotted to and proceeded to join 51st Bn, Zeitoun, 3 March 1916.
Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 29 February 1916 (influenza, mild); transferred to British Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 10 March 1916 (tonsillitis); discharged from hospital, 28 March 1916; rejoined Bn, Serapeum, 18 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Admitted to 13th Field Ambulance, 29 July 1916 (blistered heel); discharged, and rejoined Bn, in the field, 31 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 14 August 1916 (gun shot wound, left thigh), and admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 16 August 1916; to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 20 August 1916 (reported as 'seriously ill, improving'); to England, 27 August 1916, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 28 August 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HS 'Karoola', 16 October 1916; discharged, Perth, 14 June 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Father's surname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as McCRACKEN.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCRACKAN Theodore James|