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Regimental number287
Place of birthBroxburn, West Lothian, Scotland
SchoolBroxburn Public School, Scotland
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
Address21 Davidson Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Crichton, 21 Davidson Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 December 1916
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery 9Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 16), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth CRICHTON, 16 Pashley Street, Balmain, New South Wales. Native of Broxburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland

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