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Frank CRAKER

Regimental number3722
Date of birth25 April 1891
Place of birthBromley, Kent, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.3
Height5' 8.5"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Craker, 2 Liddon Street, Bromley, Kent, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date1 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Llanstephan Castle', 15 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, back), 1 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as COAKER.
Date of death30 August 1976
Age at death85
Place of burialRenmark Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRAKER Frank

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