|Place of birth||Blanchetown, South Australia|
|Address||Noola Station, Tarana, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Martha A Crabb, Ormond Terrace, Norwood, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Benjamin and Martha CRABB|
War service: Western Front
Proceeded overseas to France from 3rd Training Bn, Perham Downs, 15 August 1916; taken on strength, 10th Bn, in the field, 25 August 1916.
Admitted to 12th Canadian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 September 1916 (diarrhoea); to Divisional Rest Station, 13 September 1916; discharged to duty from 13th Field Ambulance, 16 October 1916 (debility).
Admitted to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 3 January 1917 (disordered action of the heart); transferred to No 1 General Hospital, Etretat, 4 January 1917; to No 4 Convalescent Depot, Havre (tachycardia), 1 February 1917; discharged to duty, 8 February 1917; marched in to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 18 February 1917.
Admitted to 26th General hospital, Etaples, 23 February 1917 (disordered action of the heart); transferred to 6th Convalescent Depot, 26 February 1917; to St John Ambulance, 27 February 1917; to 6th Convalescent Depot, 19 March 1917; to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples,9 May 1917.
Transferred to England, 25 June 1917; disembarked Southampton, 26 June 1917, and marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 10 September 1917; disembarked, 9 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 29 January 1918.
War service: 2 years 76 days (of which 1 year 230 days was abroad)
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalName given in burial register as G W CRABBY.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||37|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CRABB Gordon William Ford|