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Thomas Arthur James CRACK

Regimental number1844
Date of birth1 January 1894
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
AddressCotton Road, Petersburg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Clara Crack, Cotton Road, Petersburg, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the 24th Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRACK Thomas Arthur James

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