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Richard CROUCHLEY

Regimental number1756
Place of birthLeigh, Lancashire, England
Place of birthLeigh, Lancs
SchoolWesleans, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHospital attendant
AddressHospital For Insane, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Wm Crouchley, 1 Sydenham Terrace, Coombedown Bath, England
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 January 1919
Place of death or woundingDied at sea
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialKanatta Cemetery (C.E. Plot IX, Row 2, Grave No. 14), Colombo
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William CROUCHLEY; husband of Beatrice PICKARD (formerly CROUCHLEY), Norton Malreward, Pensford, Bristol

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