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Vernon Alfred McCRORY

Regimental number6843
Place of birthDevon England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShop assistant
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J McCrory, Sheffield, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 27053 Driver Leonard James McCRORY, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919; 3323 Pte Robert McCRORY, 12th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 October 1967
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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