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Donald James CREIGHTON

Regimental number5317
Place of birthPreston Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressTelford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Timothy Creighton, Telford, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre (France)


Recommendation date: 17 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5318 Corporal Harold CREIGHTON, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 July 1958
Age at death65
Place of burialShepparton Cemetery, Victoria

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