Edgar Wilfred CRABTREE

Regimental number64556
Date of birth3 November 1897
Place of birthSale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Crabtree, Trafalgar, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets (Area 45A, Trafalgar), and in 13th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date8 June 1918
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Discharge date9 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Dongala', 24 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 28 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 2 April 1940; discharged, 16 August 1944, as V83460 Sergeant, 2nd Garrison Bn.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRABTREE Edgar Wilfred