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William Merry CROMPTON

Regimental number32
Place of birthWigan, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressNedlands via Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinW B Crompton, Nedlands via Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 November 1954

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