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Alexander Stanly CRAWFORD

Regimental number48
Date of birth24 July 1890
Place of birthPort Lincoln, South Australia
SchoolPort Lincoln Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWheat-buyer
AddressYongala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Crawford, Yongala, South Australia
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Discharge date23 November 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Pozieres, France, 6 August 1916.

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

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