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Sergeant Francis Herbert Crook

1889
Born at St Arnaud, VIC
25/8/1914
Enlisted in the AIF, 2nd Brigade Ammunition Column, aged 25
21/10/1914
Embarked aboard the HMAT A21 Marere
8/4/1915
Proceed to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force
25/4/1915
Gallipoli landing near Gaba Tepe
15/9/1915 - 30/9/1915
Admitted to hospital - Alexandria, Egypt
unknown whether he returned to Gallipoli
18/11/1915
Promoted to acting Bombardier
18/12/1915
Admitted to hospital in Cairo - Mumps
21/1/1916 - 22/2/1916
Admitted to hospital - Haemorrhoids
12/3/1916
Promoted to Bombardier
22/3/1916
Embarked at Alexandria, Egypt
28/3/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
15/5/1916
Transferred to the 21st Field Artillery Brigade
1/10/1916
Wounded in action - arm and shoulder
1/11/1916
Promoted to temporary Corporal
25/11/1916
Promoted to Corporal
24/1/1917
Transferred to the 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 3rd Battery
31/1/1917
Promoted to temporary Sergeant
September 1917
Probably involved in the Battle of Mennin Road
October 1917
Probably involved in the Battle of Broodeseinde Ridge
8/10/1917
Promoted to Sergeant
14/10/1917
Wounded in action - gunshot wound to right foot, gas burns to hands and legs - severe
19/10/1917
Admitted to hospital
19/11/1917
Evacuated back to England and admitted to hospital
5/4/1918
Embarked for Australia aboard the A30 Borda
30/5/1918
Returned to Australia
23/12/1918
Discharged from the AIF
1973
Died at Sandringham, VIC, aged 84

Last updated by lee, Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:42:14