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Clive Stanley CROWLEY

Regimental number389
Place of birthBarraba New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingNil
AddressCobbadah Station, Barraba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Crowley, Cobbadah Station, Barraba, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Work at Messines Ridge from 7-11 June 1917.
Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateDied of wounds 25 June 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLongeau British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Father: John CROWLEY, Cobbedah station, Barraba, New South Wales

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his platoons. He organized the consolidation and captured an advanced post and a field gun with great dash, afterwards holding the captured post under heavy shell fire and keeping his men well in hand by his cheerfulness and optimism.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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