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William CROFT

Regimental number41
Place of birthRodney Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressVictoria Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Maud Lucy Croft, New Street, Dalby, Queensland
Previous military serviceEnlisted 23 August 1914; Farrier Sgt 23 august 1914.
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentFarrier Sergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 December 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme
Age at death32
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 49), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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