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William CRERAR

Regimental number241
Place of birthYarraville Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinPeter Crerar, Village, Grantmoir, Perthshire, Scotland
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918

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