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Allen Clive CRAIKE

Regimental number2490
Place of birthDookie Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal employee
AddressQueen Street, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Henry Craike, Queen Street, Colac, Victoria
Previous military service74th Infantry
Enlistment date10 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2525 Sergeant Charles Henry CRAIKE, 59th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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