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Crick, George William
1889 -


  • Enlisted:
  • at Desborough on 10 Dec 1915. Aged 27y
  • Description:
  • height 5ft 8½in; weight 164lbs; chest 37½in; vision 6/18 6/6; teeth Good; physical development Good; marks History of Enteric Fever 20 yrs ago, wart on left side neck; defect Varicose Veins, left leg, slight; religion Baptist.
  • Occupation:
  • Boot Trade (edge trimmer)
  • Address:
  • 17 Gold St, Desborough
  • Next of kin:
  • (Father) John Robert Crick, 17 Gold St, Desborough

Service history

17 Jan 1917Appointed to 4th Battn Northamptonshire Regiment (8033)
20 Jan 1917Posted. Depot
26 Apr 1917Transferred to 2 Battn Machine Gun Corps (102337)
22 Jun 1917Embarked Folkestone for Boulogne
23 Jun 1917Joined M.G.C. Base Depot, Camiers
11 Aug 1917Joined company. Field
01 Apr 1918Illness: Admitted. ICT Legs
11 Jan 1918Appointed to Appointed Unpaid L/C
19 Apr 1918From Hospital. Field
03 May 1918Promoted Corporal
28 Jun 1918Illness: To Hospital
16 Aug 1918Leave to UK
28 Aug 1918Rejoined Battn
04 Sep 1918Rejoined from leave
13 Nov 1918Awarded Military Medal (London Gazette)
25 Feb 1919Embarked Boulogne for UK. Proceeding to Purfleet for demobilization
27 Mar 1919Demobbed.

Military Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal


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