|Place of birth||Bellaghy, Co Derry, Ireland|
|Address||Bellaghy, Co Derry, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Rev T McCrea, Bellaghy, Co Derry, Ireland|
|Place of enlistment||Nagambie, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||57th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Evacuated to Mudros, 8 May 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 15 January 1916.
Sick to hospital, Canal Zone, 2 March 1916; admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, Ismalia, 4 March 1916 (septic sores); transferred to 5th Field Ambulance, 5 March 1916. Transferred to 57th Bn, 4 April 1916, and taken on strength, Ferry Post.
Embarked Alexandria on HT 'Kalyan' and proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 24 June 1916.
Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 20 July 1916, and transferred to 15th Field Ambulance (arterial bleeding); to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wound, face and right leg); to 30th General Hospital, Calais, 21 July 1916; classified dangerously ill, 22 July 1916; placed on serious list, 31 July 1916. Proceeded to England on HS 'Dieppe', 4 August 1916, and admitted to Reading War Hospital; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, for amputation, 31 August 1916 (gangrene leg); granted furlough, 13 June 1917; reported to 1st Auxiliary Hopital, 27 June 1917; to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 5 July 1917; granted furlough from 1 November, to 15 November 1917; granted furlough from 9 April, to 23 April 1918; granted furlough from 21 May, to 4 June 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Kanowna', 22 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 September 1918; discharged as being permanently unfit for military service, 8 October 1918 (amputated leg and thigh).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Williamstown Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCREA Harold Alexander|