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David Edward CROFT

Regimental number122
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address35 Arden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, Mrs. Woolstencroft, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name31st Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Bakara on 5 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

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