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Arthur Leslie CRAPPER

Regimental number5063
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStall man
AddressTandarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr J. Crapper, Tandarra, Victoria
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3269 Pte Charles Alfred CRAPPER, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918; 2606 Pte John Gordn CRAPPER, 23rd Bn, died of disease, 2 May 1918; Uncle: 969 Sergeant Charless CRAPPER, 14th Bn, died of disease, 27 September 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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