|Place of birth||Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Address||Cumnock, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Frederick Crannis, Cumnock, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/71/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||34th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted, 15 January 1916. Taken on strength, 34th Bn, 23 September 1916.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Messines, Belgium|
|Age at death||22|
|Place of burial||Messines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 22), Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Family/military connections||Father: 6472 Pte Frederick Joseph CRANNIS, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Sydney, 23 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 August 1916. Sick in ship's hospital, 13-20 July 1916 (influenza). Fined 20/- for smoking between decks, 3 July 1916. Taken on strength of 34th Bn from 54th Bn, 23 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1916.
Killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal