|Place of birth||Armidale, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||60 Waters Street, Croydon, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Friend, Mrs A J Lee, 60 Waters Street, Croydon, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Battle of Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||24|
|Place of burial||Anzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. I), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 9 January 1916 (mumps); discharged to duty, 31 January 1916.
Allotted to and proceeded to 55th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; taken on strength of 55th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 5th Pioneer Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 55th Bn, Ferry Post, 18 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, Alexandria, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Previous report of missing, now, 28 July 1916, to be reported as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Buried Sailly-sur-La-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W. Meredith Holliday, no date stated.
, 3251 Driver M.J. BARNES, 3rd Brigade, 7th Battery, Field Artillery, 13 June 1917: 'I knew Crawford well ... On the 20th July, 1916, the 55th Battalion advanced to attack the enemy who were in Fromelles. I was with the Artillery and did not see Crawford, but after the action, Pte [?] Williams of the 55th Batt., A. Co., told me he had seen Crawford killed during the advance.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Given names incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Clarence Ray.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CRAWFORD Clarence Roy
Red Cross File No 830413