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Wm Wordsworth CRABTREE

Regimental number4774
Place of birthMarket Drayton
SchoolCounty Secondary School, Creeve
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinJ H Crabtree, Crewe, England
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 February 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Transloy, Somme, France
Age at death18.9
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie CRABTREE, 18 West Parade, Rhyl, Flintshire. Native of Market Drayton, Salop, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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