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Matthew Clarence CRELLIN

Regimental number2147
Date of birth20 January 1890
Place of birthWilliamstown Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLilyfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gladys Mary Crellin, 82 Moore Street, Lilyfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 October 1961
Place of burialCremated at Northern Suburbs Crematorium and his ashes scattered to the winds N.S.E.W. Aged 71 years 9 months when died.

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