Errol Joseph Hart CREER

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CREER, Errol Joseph Hart

Service Number: 392
Enlisted: 24 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney,NSW Rank altered from Private to Trooper on the same day
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Mayfield, New South Wales, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Waratah West, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Armidale School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Overseer
Died: Died of wounds - shoulder, leg and thorax, At sea on board HS Gascon, 12 July 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave, buried at sea Rev. W.C. Mayne officiated Panel 4
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Waratah Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 392, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Sydney,NSW Rank altered from Private to Trooper on the same day
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 392, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 392, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
13 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 6th Light Horse Regiment
12 Jul 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 392, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Nelson Bromley Creer of Mayfield, Newcastle, NSW. Brother of Harry Meliotte Hart Creer who returned to Australia on 21 April 1918 Having served with 7th Field Artillery

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