Arthur Stafford CRANE

CRANE, Arthur Stafford

Service Numbers: 21362, NX34972
Enlisted: 12 July 1917, Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: Australian Army Dental Corps
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, 7 February 1898
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Shipping Clerk
Died: 8 July 1972, aged 74 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
East Terrace 2 Wall 13
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 21362, Reinforcements , Sydney, NSW
24 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 21362, 1st to 5th Divisional Signal Companies, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Jun 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 21362, 1st to 5th Divisional Signal Companies, SS Port Lydelton, Sydney

World War 2 Service

14 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Major, SN NX34972, Australian Army Dental Corps, Millers Point, NSW

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Biography

Son of James & Jane Crane

"...21362 Sapper Arthur Stafford Crane, 2 Signals Squadron. Spr Crane, a shipping clerk from Mosman, NSW prior to enlistment, embarked with the 1st to 4th Signals Troops Reinforcements from Sydney on SS Port Lyttleton on 24 June 1918 and returned to Australia on 18 February 1919. He later went on to serve as a Major in the Australian Army Dental Corps during World War 2." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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