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Alexander McCRAE

Regimental number5721
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState School, Swanston Street, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address2 Cummins Place, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E McCrae, 43 Hancock Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 8B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Martha McCRAE; husband of Ellen Maria McCRAE, 7 Craine Street, South Melbourne, Victoria. Native of Geelong, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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