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William James CRAWFORD

Regimental number2388
Place of birthFernvale Queensland
SchoolJames Street State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
Address43 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Crawford, 43 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Willmina CRAWFORD; husband of E.M. CRAWFORD, 56 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Fernvale, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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