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William CRABB

Regimental number3498
Place of birthArbroath, Forfar, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGardener
AddressForfarshire, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Crabb, Buckie Mill, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceEnlisted 6 September 1915 - 20th Battalion 8th Reinforcement;tajen on strength 54th Battalion 16 February 1916; Cpl 1 September 1916; mortally wounded 13 October 1916.
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1915
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158

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