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Stanley CRANE

Regimental number3383
Place of birthErskinville New South Wales
SchoolErskineville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address20 Park Road, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Crane, 20 Park Road, St Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 17), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Catherine CRANE, 37 Frampton Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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