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Regimental number2296
Place of birthEast Freemantle, Western Australia
SchoolEast Fremantle State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address31 Hubble Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Joseph McCreery, 31 Hubble Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row E, Grave no. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Janet MCCREERY, 24 Glyde Street, Fremantle, Western Australia

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