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Horace Edgar CROPLEY

Regimental number2164
Place of birthWarragul Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTurner and fitter
AddressWarragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Cropley, Ellinbank, South Warragul, Victoria
Previous military service8th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date21 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameJuly 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19128 Driver Leslie Claud CROPLEY, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.

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