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John Thomas McCRAKEN

Regimental number1060
Place of birthBrooklyn New York
Other NamesMCCRACKEN
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGas meter maker
AddressLeith, Grosvenor Street, Kensington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A McCraken, Barton Avenue, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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