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Albert Henry CRAGO

Regimental number9892
Date of birth1876
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressArmidale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38.4
Height5' 3"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Crago, 36 Walker Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 7 months in the Johannesburg Artillery, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 3 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: accidental spinal injury), 1 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 March 1952
Age at death75
Place of burialSt Thomas Anglican Church Cemetery (Section 16, Grave 16A), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRAGO Albert Henry

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