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Alfred George HAYCRAFT

Regimental number1587
Place of birthCanterbury Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address40 Victoria Road, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Haycraft, 37 Smart Street, Hawthorn
Previous military service48th Infantry
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Butchery
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1588 Staff Sergeant Raymond HAYCRAFT, 4th Field Butchery, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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