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Thomas John CRAGGS

Regimental number5325
Place of birthNorth Shields, England
SchoolNorthern County Orphanage, Newcastle on Tyne, England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStoreman
Address1 Catherine Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinSister, Mrs Catherine Mede, 173 Bedford Street, North Shields, England
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Age at death43
Place of burialDive Copse British Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No.16), Sailly-le-Sec, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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