William Harold Payne CROSTON


CROSTON, William Harold Payne

Service Number: 2788
Enlisted: 8 June 1915, Keswick
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Unley, South Australia, 1895
Home Town: Semaphore, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Lefevre Peninsula Public School
Occupation: Cabinetmaker
Died: Died of wounds (POW of Germany), Germany, 20 June 1917
Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial (Ballarat), Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2788, 16th Infantry Battalion, Keswick
21 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2788, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
21 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2788, 16th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Harold Payne CROSTON was born in Unley, South Australia in 1895

His parents were John CROSTON & Emma DEWSON