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Richard Hawthorne CROAKER

Regimental number29259
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressWalhallow Station, Quirindi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Croaker, 105 Brown Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7659 Corporal Robert Lloyd CROAKER, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 17 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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