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William Alexander CRANSTON

Regimental number475
Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Cranston, 73 Cubitt Street, South Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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