Archibald Robert William CRAIG

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CRAIG, Archibald Robert William

Service Number: 37661
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 7th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Glenelg, South Australia, 8 October 1894
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, France, 9 April 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Bonnay Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

9 Nov 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 37661, Field Artillery Brigades
9 Nov 1917: Embarked Gunner, SN 37661, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
9 Apr 1918: Involvement Gunner, SN 37661, 7th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography

Archibald Robert William CRAIG was born on 8th October, 1894 in Glenelg, South Australia

His parents were Archibald Robert CRAIG and Rosa Campbell SCOTT

He enlisted on 17th January, 1916 with the 7th Australian Field Artillery Brigade

He had previously served in the Cadets

Unit left Melbourne on HMAT Port Sydney

Archibald was killed in action on 9th April, 1918 in France

Buried Bonnay Communal cemetery extension, Picardie, France

Archibald had married Dorrit Isabelle FISK on 27th January 1916 in St Peters Church in Glenelg just afer he had signed up for WW1

IN MEMORIAM - The Register - Adelaide 9th April, 1919

IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE

CRAIG.  In loving memory of Archibald Robert Wiliam CRAIG of Glenelg, dearly loved eldest son of A R & R C CRAIG of Glenelg and husband of Dorrit Craig, Victoria St, Forestville - killed in action on 9th April, 1918 - HIS DUTY DONE

 

 

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