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James CROCKETT

Regimental number6990
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address188 Park Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Miller, 188 Park Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted, 17 April 1916. Taken on strength, 14th Bn, 11 June 1917. Wounded in action, 28 September 1917; died of wounds, 22 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 22 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death40
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row F, Grave No. 16A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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