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Norman Leslie Critten

Name on Board NL Critten
Name on Service
Records
Norman Leslie  Critten
Enlistment Age 32
Occupation Clerk
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Charles and Annie Critten
Address 68 Hanmer St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 3/06/1916
Service No. 30776
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 23/11/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Hororata A20
Unit on Embarkation 10th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Date of Death 8/08/1918
Unit on Death 25 Howitzer Brigade
Rank on Death Gunner
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Death
Cerisy, France
Cemetery or Memorial Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Cerisy, Picardie, France
0106 Sgt NL Critten v
Additional Information

Norman Critten attended the Central State School, Williamstown.

He worked for McIllwraith, McEacharn and Co. in Western Australia and India.  At the time of enlistment he was their Singapore Manager. He lived in Gilstead with his dog, Mick.  His name is on the Singapore Cricket Club Memorial.

Brother: Stanley Hector Critten (3487), enlisted August 1915, returned to Australia September 1917.

Additional References

Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 31 August 1918, p3

Forgotten Names Recalled, the Singapore Cenotaph Project

 

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