David Harold CRISP


CRISP, David Harold

Service Number: 641
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Boulder, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Maryborough State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 20 Chaplain J.C. McPhee officiated Headstone inscription reads: Thou didst give and Thou hast taken blessed Lord Thye will be done
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 641, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 641, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 641, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Recreation Hotel, Boulder, WA

Son of George William Crisp and Marion Crisp nee Crosbie of Kanowna, WA formerly of Maryborugh, Victoria. Brother of Elizabeth Boyd Crisp, Annie May Crisp, Charles John Crisp, George William Crisp and Neta Crisp later named as next of kin

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Previously worked as a post office employee