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George John CROFT

Regimental number5991
Place of birthLakes Entrance Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLakes Entrance, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother
Previous military serviceEnlisted 19 February 1916 - 7 Battalion 10th Reinforcement; taken on strength 7 Battalion 10 May 1917; wounded in Hazebrouck sector 15 June 1918.
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme
Age at death31
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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