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Harold Robert CROFTS

Regimental number5328
Date of birth12 July 1887
Place of birthWillesden, United Kingdom
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMargaret River via Busselton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, N Crofts, 35 Guildford Road, Guildford, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Wilfred George Crofts, 11th Battalion. Born 1896, died 8 May 1971 Perth, Western Australia
Date of death9 September 1959
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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