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William Henry CROWE

Regimental number4697
Place of birthRedfern New South Wales
SchoolNewtown Christian Brothers School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMoulders assistant
Address27 Brown Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Crowe, 27 Brown Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1918
Age at death31
Place of burialLongpre-les-Corps Saints British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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