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Herbert George CRABB

Regimental number1697
Place of birthHenley Beach South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationConductor
AddressStepney, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Evelyn Medora Crabb, 20 Payneham Street, Stepney, South Australia
Previous military serviceEnllisted 13 August 1915 - 32nd Battalion 2nd Reinforcements; taken on strength 43rd Battalion 9 March 1916.
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XVIII, Row C, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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