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Regimental number844
Place of birthBushey, Hertfordshire, England
SchoolWatford Grammar School, Hertfordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia39
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address83 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Jane Binyon, 'The Firs', Grover Road, Walford, Hertfordshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 27 November 1914 and posted o 9th Light Horse, 4th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 9th Light Horse, 27 May 1915.
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death30 May 1915
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialAri Barnu Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 10), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Crouch and Emma Jane BINYON. Native of Watford, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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