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Frank Cyril CROUCHER

Regimental number2383
Place of birthBrighton, Sussex, England
SchoolBowral Public School, England
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressFish River, Gunning, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Hopkins, Bong Bong Street, Bowral, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Bowral Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Frank CROUCHER and Edith Sarah HOPKINS, his wife, Bowral, New South Wales. Native of Brighton, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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