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Jesse Maxwell CREASY

Regimental number2028
Place of birthVirginia, United States of America
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia5
AddressMangoplah via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.75"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Creasy, Mangoplah via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember, Rifle Club, for 6 months.
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 43), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen CREASY, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 23 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 August 1916, and marched in to 14th Training Bn.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 November 1916; taken on strength, 56th Bn, in the field, 1 December 1916.

Admitted to Anzac Corps Rest Station, 15 January 1917 (blistered feet); discharged to duty, 23 January 1917.

Wounded in action, 12 March 1917 (gun shot wound, abdomen), and admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 1/1 South Midland Casualty Clearing Station.

Died of wounds, 15 March 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as CREASEY. Address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Mangipah.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CREASY Jesse Maxwell

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