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Regimental number44
Place of birthThurnham, Lancaster, Lancashire, England
SchoolScorton Roman Catholic School, Lancashire, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMiddle Farm, Willingrove, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A H Croskell, Willingrove, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 March 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death20.10
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 200), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Winifred CROSKELL, Wellingrove, Glen Innes, New South Wales. Native of Lancashire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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