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Frank Archer CRAGEN

Regimental number2337
Date of birth1 September 1886
Place of birthNorth Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDerby Street, Semaphore E., South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Cragen, Derby Street, Semaphore E., South Australia
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Haut Alaines, France, 2 September 1918.

Discharged (medically unfit), 12 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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