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Clifford CRUWYS

Regimental number1382
Place of birthBalmain, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
Address'Homecroft', Sister Crescent, Drummond, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.2
Height5' 9"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Sarah Ann Cruwys, 'Homecroft,' Sister Crescent, Drummond, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1917
Discharge date24 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1917 (irritable heart debility); discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart), Sydney, 24 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as CROWYS.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CRUWYS Clifford

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