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Regimental number2802
Place of birthNewmarket, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address124 Racecourse Road, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.2
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, D Crichton, 124 Racecourse Road, Newmarket, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date31 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit: synovitis, left knee), Melbourne, 31 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 April 1951
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRICHTON Stanley

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