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Samuel Tasman CRANE

Regimental number3135
Date of birth10 September 1893
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
Other NamesWhite, Leslie
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address22 Fowell Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinUncle, S Crane, 22 Fowell Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed as Leslie WHITE.
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers Bretonneux, France
Date of death15 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Somme), Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Clara CRANE, 22 Fowell Street, Zeehan, Tasmania. Native of Hobart
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2711 Pte Edward Keith CRANE, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1917.
Other details

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

Miscellaneous detailsRecorded on Embarkation Roll as Leslie WHITE

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