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Regimental number16
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
SchoolHumffray Street, Ballarat, Victoria
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressArabuen, Dana Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinGeorge D Craven, Arabuen, Dana Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShrapnes Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 29), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Christianna CRAVEN, "Araluen", Mill Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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