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George Albert CRAVEN

Regimental number2142
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressHuntly P.O., Huntly, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Craven, Huntly P.O., Huntly, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialNew Irish Farm Cemetery (Plot XXXII, Row F, Grave No. 14), St. Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary CRAVEN. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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