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Richard Walter CROZIER

Regimental number930
Place of birthNumurkah, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressP.O., Culcairn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Crozier, P.O., Culcairn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Forty-One on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingRomani, Sinai, Egypt
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 34), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Hannah CROZIER, Culcairn, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 759 Pte Sydney James CROZIER, 6th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 29 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Taken on strength, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 2 October 1915.

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 25 November 1915 (gun shot wound, neck); admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 25 November 1915; transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 25 November 1915; to Hospital Ship, 25 November 1915; disembarked Malta, 3 December 1915; admitted to St Elmo Hospital, Malta, 3 December 1915; to Ghajn Tuffieha Camp, 22 December 1915; found guilty, 8 January 1916, of disobeying an order: awarded 7 days Field Punishment No 2; discharged, 26 January 1916; embarked for Egypt, 26 January 1916.

Rejoined unit, Maasi, 8 February 1916.

Taken on strength, 2nd Reserve Regiment, Maadi, 1 March 1916.

Transferred to 6th Light Horse Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 30 Apirl 1916; rejoined unit, Romani, 13 May 1916.

Killed in action, Et Maler, 4 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CROZIER Richard Walter

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