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Ernest Harold CROMACK

Regimental number5766
Place of birthFairfield, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
Address15 Newman Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Deans, 15 Newman Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date9 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1917; disembarked, Melbourne, 13 February 1918, for onward overland travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left leg; tropical sores), Sydney, 9 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death11 April 1948
Age at death62
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROMACK Ernest Harold

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