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Walter Henry CREBERT

Regimental number3045
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKerr Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, J R Crebert, Kerr Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 5 November 1918
Place of death or woundingLenelager
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNiederzwehren Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 4), Cassel, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth CREBERT. Native of Mayfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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