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James Henry CROFT

Regimental number701
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolKing Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Salmon, High Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinW Croft, c/o Mrs Salmon, High Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKyneton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLonesome Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 August 1915
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 41), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emeline CROFT. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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