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Arthur Ernest CRAKER

Regimental number11
Date of birth21 November 1892
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
Other trainingAdelaide Training College, South Australia
AddressRosslyn Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edward Croker, Rosslyn Park, South Australia
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Saille-le-Sac, France, 8 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 February 1971
Age at death78
Place of burialNorth Brighton Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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