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William James CROCKETT

Regimental number2617
Place of birthBothwell Tasmania
SchoolState School
OccupationEngine driver, miner
Address79 Wilson Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs A B Crockett, 79 Wilson Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 168), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen CROCKETT; Husband of Ada CROCKETT, " Pozieres", Tramway Street, Tempe, Sydney, New South Wales

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