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Alfred CRUWYS

Regimental number2385
Place of birthBalmain New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister-in-Law, Mrs Christina Cruwys, 18 Denison Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Previous military service43rd Infantry; Citizen Forces
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1917
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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