|Place of birth||Murtoa, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||26.2|
|Next of kin||Father, William Crouch, Marma Street, Murtoa, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/15/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 36 Pte Ernest CROUCH, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Melbourne, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 20 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 November 1916. On leave to England, 3-21 March 1918.
Wounded in action, 29 September 1918 (gun shot wound, right thigh), and admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance. Transferred to No. 2 General Hospital, Havre, 2 October 1918; transferred to England, 5 October 1918; admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 6 October 1918. Transferred to No. 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 11 November 1918. Granted furlough, 13 November 1918, to report to No. 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 27 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 20 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 30 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right thigh), Melbourne, 9 March 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CROUCH William John|