Allan Marmaduke (Duke) CRAWLEY

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CRAWLEY, Allan Marmaduke

Service Number: 5319
Enlisted: 28 March 1916, Dubbo
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wellington, New South Wales, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Wuuluman, Wellington, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 9 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Wellington Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

28 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5319, 17th Infantry Battalion, Dubbo
22 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5319, 17th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
22 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5319, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney
27 Feb 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5319, 17th Infantry Battalion
9 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5319, 17th Infantry Battalion
9 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5319, 17th Infantry Battalion, 1st Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Allan Marmaduke CRAWLEY was born at Wellington, NSW in 1897

His parents were Laurence CRAWLEY & Charlotte TRUGGETT who married in Wellington in 1877

He enlisted in Dubbo on 28th March, 1916 and embarked with the 17th Infantry Battalion, 14th Reinforcements on the HMAT Wiltshire from Sydney on 22nd August, 1916

He was wounded in action on 27th February, 1917 & listed as wounded & missing on 9th October, 1917

Allan died of his wounds on 9th October, 1917 - no known grave

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & the Menin Gate Memorial & the Wellington Cenotaph in NSW

Medals:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

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