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Phillip Patrick CRANE

Regimental number7224
Place of birthBowraville New South Wales
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOurimbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W. Crane, Ourimbah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceEnlisted 23 January 1917 and posted to 1 Battalion 24th REinforcement; taken on strength 62 Battalion 28 April 1917; transferred to 35 Battalion 1 September 1917.
Enlistment date23 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row G, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Julia CRANE. Native of Ourimbah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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