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David CRIDDLE

Regimental number2363
Place of birthIrwin Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressUpper Chapman, Naraling, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Criddle, Upper Chapman, Naraling, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [4733] Lt Arthur George CRIDDLE, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919; 5703 Pte Harold CRIDDLE, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919; 5650 Pte Herbert Melbourne CRIDDLE, 16th Bn, killed in action, 20 October 1917; 6742 Pte Horace John CRIDDLE, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918; 6741 Pte Sydney James CRIDDLE, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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