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Matthew CROWLEY

Regimental number1404
Date of birth9 June 1896
Place of birthBoyanup, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Crowley, Donnybrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Was badly wounded at Mouquet Farm, France, and suffered from gassing at Passchendaele, Belgium.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1960
Age at death64
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia (Roman Catholic Section)

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