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Edward Clifford Howson CROCKFORD

Date of birth30 May 1891
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address183 Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Chas Crockford, 183 Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name58th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Promotion date: 8 November 1915


Promotion date: 15 July 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNil
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death27
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action (1) 25 September 1917; (2) 5 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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