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Regimental number1661
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTompkins' Parade, Benalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Eliz Crockford, Tompkins' Parade, Benalla, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlisted 13 May 1915 - 22 Battalion 2nd Reinforcement; taken on strength 21 Battalion 27 August 1915.
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (P.lot XV, Row M, Grave No. 23), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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