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Harry CROME

Regimental number3
Place of birthClifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address83 Barkers Road, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.25"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinFather, Harry Crome, 83 Barkers Road, Kew, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets and for 3 years in the Citizen's Military Force
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit nameArmy Field Post Office Details (November 1915)
AWM Embarkation Roll number17/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Medina on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 10 December 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Discharge date29 March 1920
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, CROME Harry

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