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Arthur Peter CROFT

Regimental number1128
Place of birthCorio Victoria
SchoolSouth Geelong State School, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinC W Croft, 7 Balliang Street, South Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2179
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPotijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rivchard and Charlotte CROFT, 95 Hope Street, Geelong, Victoria

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