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Percy William CROWTHER

Regimental number1708
Place of birthRavensthorpe, Yorkshire, England
SchoolBatley Grammar School, Yorkshire, England
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool classer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMrs A B Crowther, Oakleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death1 June 1915
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 22), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emily CROWTHER; husband of A. Bertha CROWTHER, 300 The Avenue, Royal Park, Melbourne. Native of Ravensthorpe, Northampton, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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