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William James CRUICKSHANKS

Regimental number5345
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTargo Street, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Cruickshanks, Targo Street, Bundaberg, Queensland
Previous military serviceEnlisted 8 January 1916 - 9 Battalion 17th Reinforcement; taken on strength 9 Battalion 29 July 1916.
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death39
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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