John Francis CROZIER

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CROZIER, John Francis

Service Number: 2634
Enlisted: 4 January 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Brooklet, New South Wales, 5 December 1888
Home Town: Beaudesert, Scenic Rim, Queensland
Schooling: Veresdale State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Egypt, 11 January 1917, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Cooroy War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2634, Brisbane, Queensland
4 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2634, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
4 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2634, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Jan 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2634, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Rafa, GSW (head)

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John was born on 05 Dec 1888 at Brooklet, (near Lismore), New South Wales. He died on 11th January 1917 in Egypt and was buried in the Kantara War Memorial Cemetery Egypt. His parents were James and Jessie (nee Marriott).

His wife was Ann (nee Jurd) whom he married on the 26th March 1913 in Beaudesert Queensland. There is a file at the Museum for John as he is a descendant of a Tamborine and Jimboomba Pioneer Family Crozier. John's brothers Robert James and Thomas Edward also served with both John and Robert paying the ultimate sacrifice.

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