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Frederick William CRACKNELL

Regimental number3305
Place of birthRushworth Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGreenbushes, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Cracknell, Greenbushes, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 12), (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Bessie CRACKNELL, 180 Stirling Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Rushworth, Victoria

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