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Arthur Martindale CROOK

Regimental number1894
Place of birthStafford Victoria
SchoolState, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address107 Charles Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W P Crook, 107 Charles Street, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceCadets and Light Horse, Seymour, Victoria.
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 66), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ada Lily CROOK, 107 Charles Street, Prahran, Victoria. Native of Strafford, Gippsland, Victoria

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