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Arthur Norton CREWES

Regimental number4755
Date of birth13 November 1894
Place of birth135 Regent Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wale
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressVincentville, Cobar Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J.H. Crewes, Vincentville, Cobar Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember 1st Junior Cabinet YMCA Sydney 1912. Senior Cadet Service 1912. Military Service in Citizen Forces 1913 - 1915.
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date19 May 1919
Other details

Worked for Farleigh Nettheim & Co. October 1910 - October 1915. War service: Western Front

Was wounded at the Battle of Fromelles.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served as Street Air Raid Warden during World War II.

Date of death2 September 1967
Age at death72
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales (ashes interred in Memorial Niche 149 ND)

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