Malcolm Leslie CRANE


CRANE, Malcolm Leslie

Service Numbers: 92, NX38113
Enlisted: 13 October 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/12th Field Ambulance
Born: Collarenebri New South Wales, Australia, 13 March 1895
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Maitland Boys' High School, Maitland, New South Wales
Occupation: Overseer
Died: Illness whilst a Prisoner of the Japanese , Ambon, 25 June 1945, aged 50 years
Cemetery: Ambon War Cemetery, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maitland High School Roll of Honour, Sandfly Longley Ward Roll of Honour, Singleton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 92, 6th Light Horse Regiment
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 92, 6th Light Horse Regiment
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 92, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
26 Dec 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment

World War 2 Service

29 Jun 1941: Enlisted Private, SN NX38113, 2nd/12th Field Ambulance
1 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Ambon

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Gave a false date of birth and enlisted and served in WWII as Merton Langley Crane 

Name: Malcolm L Crane
Birth Date: 1895
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1895
Registration Place: Collarenebri, New South Wales, Australia
Father: John L Crane
Mother: Isabella J
Registration Number: 11993