|Place of birth||Riga, Latvia, Russia|
|Address||Geraldton, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Brother, Max Cromer, 45 Apsley Place, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Geraldton, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 23 December 1916.
Found guilty, on board HMAT 'Berrima', 16 February 1917, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, unlawfully in possession of a great coat: awarded 168 hours' detention; total fine: £1.15.0.
Disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917.
Marched in to 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 18 March 1917.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fargo, 10 March 1917 (pyrexia unknown origin); discharged to Depot and marched in to 7th Training Bn, 24 March 1917.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fargo, 23 April 1917 (influenza); discharged to Depot, 3 May 1917.
Found guilty, 4 May 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 9 April 1917, to 10 pm, 22 April 1917: admonished and forfeited 13 days' pay.
Discharged from the AIF, 1 April 1920, on account of illegal absence, 12 May 1917 to 1 April 1920.All medal entitlements forfeited on account of desertion.