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William John CRAM

Regimental number3135
Place of birthHamilton New South Wales
SchoolCollegiate School, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other training25th AMC
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPress reader
Address8 Swan Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amelia Cram, 8 Swan Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Infantry
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row D, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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