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Herbert CREAGH

Regimental number4758
Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Auburn Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDartbrook Road, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Creagh, Dartbrook Road, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice CREAGH
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6723 Pte Jack CREAGH, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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