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James Arthur CROCKER

Regimental number2388
Place of birthScresnly near Spilsly
SchoolScresnly Elementary School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressQueen's Arms Hotel, Burrowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth G Crocker, Swiss Cottage, Aswardby, Lincolnshire, England
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death27
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth CROCKER, Aswardby, Spilsby, Lincs.,
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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