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George Norman CROKER

Regimental number8
Date of birth8 August 1887
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCivil engineer
Address'Arcadie', Elwood Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, F G Croker, 'Arcadie', Elwood Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Engineers
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: ENG Div
Promotion date: 17 May 1915

Captain


Unit: ENG Div 3
Promotion date: 1 October 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 4 August 1915

Unspecified


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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