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Alexander CRICHTON

Regimental number1661
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressKelvin Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Crichton, Kelvin Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceEnlisted 4 December 1914 - 13 Battalion 3rd Reinforcement; taken on strength 13 Battalion 7 May 1915; Lcpl 24 August 1916; wounded at Gallipoli 29 May 1915 and at Mouquet Farm 29 August 1916; died Poole Harbour, England.
Enlistment date4 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDrowned 1 February 1917
Age at death31
Place of burialWareham Cemetery (Plot B, Row D, Grave No. 12), Dorset and C.I
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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