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Vincent Parnall CROWHURST

Regimental number1126
Place of birthGumeracha, South Australia
SchoolGumeracha Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressGumeracha, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, S Crowhurst, Gumeracha, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameStationary Hospital 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 48), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth Jane CROWHURST, Gumeracha, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 851 Corporal Leonard CROWHURST, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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