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Regimental number5703
Place of birthDongarra Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNaraling via Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Criddle, Naraling via Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [4733] Lt Arthur George CRIDDLE, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919; 2363 Pte David CRIDDLE, 28th 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.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1976

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