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Samuel Ernest CRANE

Regimental number2140
Place of birthKilmore Victoria
SchoolState School, Kilmore, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
AddressKilmore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, T Crane, Kilmore, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Boer War
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name6th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialArneke British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah CRANE, Kilmore, Victoria

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