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William Percival CRAIN

Regimental number1633
Place of birthAdelong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressBangadang via Adelong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Crain, Bangadang via Adelong, New South Wales
Previous military service11th Light Horse
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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