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Andrew Layland CRAIG

Regimental number2476
Place of birthWarrnambool Victoria
SchoolCoolgardie State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRoyal Hotel, Bayley Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Andrew Dixon Craig, Royal Hotel, Bayley Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, C, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew DICKSON and Mary CRAIG, 399 Hay Street, Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of Warrnambool, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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