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William McCRACKEN

Regimental number141
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, - McCracken, 52 Leeds Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified

Medaille D'Honneur


Recommendation date: 29 August 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

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