Michael Francis CRITCHLEY

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CRITCHLEY, Michael Francis

Service Number: 1902
Enlisted: 11 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Callington, South Australia, Australia, 19 April 1893
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Gumbowie Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in Action, Messines, Belgium, 12 June 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Alford District of Ninnes Honour Board, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bute District Council WW1 Roll of Honor, Bute WW1, WW2 & Vietnam Memorial Gardens, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Nairne War Memorial, Peterborough St Anacletus Catholic Church Honour Board WW1, Sunnybrae School and District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
13 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1902, 48th Infantry Battalion
13 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1902, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement 48th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal