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Eric CRIPPS

Regimental number2528
Place of birthEpping New South Wales
SchoolMarist Brothers, Parramatta, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFitters apprentice
AddressCohen Street, Granvile, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Cripps, Cohen Street, Granville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of cholera
FateDied of disease 11 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 20), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary CRIPPS

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