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Alister Duncan CRUICKSHANK

Regimental number1252
Place of birthBarmedman New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSoldier
AddressSouth Head, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, D Cruickshank, Back Creek, Wyalong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date29 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 539 Lance Corporal Robert Claude CRUICKSHANK, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918.
Date of death22 December 1958
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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