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Charles Henry CRAIKE

Regimental number2525
Place of birthDookie Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressQueen Street, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Henry Craike, Queen Street, Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 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 RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2490 Pte Allen Clive CRAIKE, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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