|Place of birth||Longford, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||South Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Brother, Richard Crean, Kenagh, Co Longford, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 7 years in the Infantry, British Army.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||42nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/59/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||41st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917; marched in to Fovant Training Bn, 5 November 1917; proceeded overseas to France, 1 January 1918; marched in to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, France, 2 January 1918.
Admitted to 11th Field Ambulance, 4 February 1918 (diarrhoea); transferred to 50th Field Ambulance, 5 February 1918; transferred to Australian Divisional Rest Station, 8 February 1918; rejoined unit in the field, 19 February 1918.
Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 24 September 1918; rejoined unit, 2 October 1918.
Transferred to and taken on strength of 41st Bn, 23 October 1918; marched in to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 18 November 1918; marched out to England, 26 November 1918; disembarked Southampton, 26 November 1918; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 27 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1919; discharged, 10 March 1919 (medically unfit: premature senility).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CREAN George|