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Regimental number1900
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School
ReligionChurch of England
Address3rd Avenue Extension, Payneham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emily Ford Critchfield, 3rd Avenue Extension, Payneham, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1869
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Salisbury Plains Barracks, Hospital.
FateDied of disease 9 September 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialKensal Green (All Souls) Cemetery (173 and 4. 13), London, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emily CRITCHFIELD, Royston Park, Payneham, Adelaide
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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