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Joseph Terrell CROWL

Date of birth13 December 1884
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolFlinders School, Geelong, Victoria
OccupationStock auctioneer
AddressNational Bank, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Joseph Terrell Crowl (sen), National Bank, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service2nd Lieutenant, 29th Light Horse Regiment
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate incorrect on Nominal Roll. Should be 27 June 1915.
Place of death or woundingWalker's Ridge, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death31.6
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 4), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Matilda CROWL, 'Waldaira', Ulupna Road, Ormond, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 337 Pte Claude Terrell CROWL, 8th Bn, killed in action, 25-26 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915.

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 June 1915 (shell); buried, 27 June 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROWL Joseph Terrell

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