Regimental number5659
Place of birthNorth East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolSpring Road, Malvern State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMarket gardener
AddressBendigo Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kincorner of Atherton Road And Atkinson Street, Oakleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date19 January 1989
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPrahan, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death24.11
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBazentin-La-Petit Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth CRUTCHFIELD; husband of Florence CRUTCHFIELD, Koomba Road, Wantima, Victoria. Native of Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal