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Edward William CREIGHTON

Regimental number120
Date of birth26 February 1893
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolModel School, North Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address42 Tynte Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr Creighton, 42 Tynte Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNil
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialProwse Point Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 19), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Elizabeth CREIGHTON, 42 Tynte Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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