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Regimental number5512
Place of birthDurham, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBarney Point, Gladstone, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 11.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Crowson, Barney Point, Gladstone, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date13 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 13 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1930
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROWSON Arthur

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