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John William CROASDALE

Regimental number3259
Place of birthChorley England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor car proprietor
Address876 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinDaughter, Mrs Alice Holmes, 14 Marmion Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Signal Squadron, Australian Mounted Division
FateReturned to Australia 26 January 1919
Family/military connectionsSon: 4775 Pte John CROASDALE, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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